Axum Airport is an airport in Axum, Ethiopia (IATA: AXU, ICAO: HAAX). Coordinates: 14°8′51″N 38°46′22″E / 14.1475°N 38.77278°E. Located at an elevation of 2108 meters above sea level, this airport has one asphalt runway 2400 meters long by 45 wide. It is capable of receiving very large aircraft, such as the Antonov 124 which brought the Axum Obelisk back from Italy in 2005.
Accidents and incidents
- On 2 May 1987, Douglas C-47A ET-AGT of Ethiopian Airways was destroyed on the ground in an attack on the airport by Ethiopian Air Force MiG-23s.
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14° 08' 48.30" N
038° 46' 22.20" E
||002° E (01/06)
||CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
||SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
||7874 x 148 feet
2400 x 45 meters
||Distance From Field
||Bearing From Navaid
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