This airport is found in the south Nations Nationalities and peoples regional state.
It is located south of Addis Ababa at a distance of 515Km and 5 Kms away to the NE of Arba Minch town.
The airport became operational as of Hidar 17, 1990EC; with a handling capacity of B737.700.
The area is very rich with different cultures.
It has the Nech Sar National Park at Yegzehier Deldey mountain (God’s bridge mountain).
The Omo and Mago National parks are 250Kms away from the airport and easily reachable.
These three parks have various endemic birds and wild animals Arba Minch means forty natural springs.
|Coordinates ||060143.5125N 0373502.4302E060259.8242N 0373550.8163E |
|Elevation reference temperature ||1187.141m/27 degree centigrade|
|Runway surface ||Asphalt concrete(PCN-50)|
|Runway Dimension ||2800mx45m|
|Runway Designation ||03/21|
|Apron Surface ||Asphalt concrete|
|Apron Capacity ||4B737.700|
|Fire fighting equipment||NIL|
|Aeronautical Met. service||NIL|
|Air traffic service||NIL|
|Type of traffic permitted||VFR|
|Operational days/hours||Wednesday, Friday, Sunday,0500-1400UTC|
|Luggage X-rays, walk through, conveyor belts||Yes|
|Car Parking lot||Yes|
|Hotels, Restaurants||In town|
|Post office||In town|
|Banks ||In town|