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Bahir Dar Airport

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Airport type  Public
Elevation AMSL  5,976 ft / 1,821 m
3,000  9,842
Code  BJR
Phone  +251 58 226 0033
Serves  Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
04/22  3,000
Address  Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Elevation  5,999 m
Bahir Dar Airport
Operator  Ethiopian Airports Enterprise
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Ethiopian airlines at bahir dar airport


Bahir Dar Airport (IATA: BJR, ICAO: HABD), also known as Ginbot Haya Airport, is an airport serving Bahir Dar, the capital city of the Amhara Region in Ethiopia. The name of the city and airport may also be transliterated as Bahar Dar. The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) west of Bahir Dar, near Lake Tana.The airport also serves the Ethiopian Air Force.

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Facilities

The Bahir Dar Airport sits at an elevation of 5,976 feet (1,821 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 04/22, with an asphalt concrete surface measuring 3,000 by 61 metres (9,843 ft × 200 ft).

Airlines and destinations

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:

Incidents

On 11 January 1981, Douglas C-47A ET-AGW of Ethiopian Airlines was damaged beyond repair when the port undercarriage collapsed on landing.

On 15 September 1988, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 604 operated by Boeing 737-200 ET-AJA ingested pigeons into both engines shortly after take off from. One engine lost thrust almost immediately and the second lost thrust during the emergency return to the airport. During the crash landing, 31 of the 105 passengers were killed.

References

Bahir Dar Airport Wikipedia


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