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Ethiopian to build international airport in Bishoftu

International airport in Bishoftu

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Addis Ababa, August 14, 2018 (FBC) –The Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is going to build an international airport in Bishoftu, Oromia regional state, approximately 48 km southeast of the capital Addis Ababa.

Consultation is underway with the Oromia regional state to acquire the land needed for the construction of the airport which will have all the necessary facilities, including a hotel, Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian told FBC yesterday.

According to him, the new airport will have the capacity to accommodate more than 80 million passengers per year.