ADDIS ABABA INTERNATIONAL BOLE
Addis Ababa airport is a popular international airport located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The airport became functional in January 2003 and is known as one of the most welcoming and convenient airports on the continent. The current traffic of international airports is more than 1.6 million passengers on an annual basis. Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is considered to be the main domestic as well as international airport. The airport has two terminals, which includes a new terminal with the potential of handling 3,000 passengers in an hour and 11 gates. While terminal I handle the regional and domestic flights, terminal II is dedicated to international flights. The airport terminal also has arrival and departure halls for domestic and international passengers, an airport security office, a VIP salon, desks for different airways and airlines, banks, postal office, duty-free shops, jewelry shops, restaurants, and other essential facilities. The airport has many other facilities that aim at providing passengers with optimum leisure and comfort. Rescue and fire fighting building and an air traffic control tower have also been constructed. The Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is planning to extend its services by including more 40 aircraft.