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Bole International Airport (ADD)

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Bole International Airport (ADD)
AddressBole Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Telephone(011) 665 0400
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT +3
LocationAddis Ababa Bole International Airport is located in Bole, 8km (5 miles) southeast of Addis Ababa.
Airport codeADD
Country dialling code251
Driving directionsFrom Addis Ababa city centre, head southeast along Africa Avenue/Bole Road towards Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
Car rentalCar hire can be arranged through tour operators and travel agencies.
Public transport and taxisTaxi: there are no bus services from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport to the city centre, so visitors need to arrange a private transfer or catch one of the cream-coloured National Tour Operator taxis.
Shuttle: Ethiopian Airlines operates a shuttle service to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport from the centre of Addis Ababa for departing passengers.
Car parkingThere is a large car park just outside the terminal.
Information and help desksA tourist information desk is located in Arrivals.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: a post office, bank, bureau de change and telephones are all available.
Eating and drinking: several restaurants and cafes are available.
Shopping: various shops can be found at the airport, including gift shops and duty free.
Luggage: no left luggage facilities at the airport. Trolleys are available.
Other facilities: there is a VIP lounge, a travel agency, and first aid facilities.
Conference and business facilitiesThere are no conference or business facilities at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, but the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC-AA) (tel: (011) 551 4874; www.uneca.org/uncc) on Menelik II Avenue is a 10-minute drive away. This complex offers extensive meeting and conference facilities. There are two lounges at the airport that available for Ethiopian Airlines passengers only.
Disabled facilitiesWheelchairs are available on request. Travellers requiring special assistance should contact their airline prior to departure.
Airport hotelsThere are no hotels at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport: most accommodation is located in central Addis Ababa. International chains are represented. Our Addis Ababa Bole International Airport guide offers the following accommodation options: 

Sheraton Addis

Sheraton Addis is located within 7km (11 miles) of Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. The hotel has extensive business facilities, a spa, swimming pools and a children's club.
Taitu Street
Addis Ababa 6002, Ethiopia
Tel: (011) 517 1717
Web: www.sheratonaddis.com

Hilton Addis Ababa
The Hilton Addis Ababa is a short drive from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. Among the facilities is a ballroom available for up to 1,200 people, squash and tennis courts, a golf putting green and an airline desk. The hotel also has extensive dining options and business services.
Menelik II Avenue
Addis Ababa 1164, Ethiopia
Tel: (011) 551 8400
Web: www1.hilton.com
Full airport nameAddis Ababa Bole International Airport
CityAddis Ababa
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