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AXU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: AXU / HAAX
Airport Names:
  1. Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport
  2. የአክሱም ዮሃነስ አራት የአየር ማረፊያ
Location: Axum, Ethiopia
GPS Coordinates: 14°8'12"N by 38°46'33"E
Area Served: Axum, Ethiopia
Operator/Owner: Ethiopian Airports Enterprise
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 6,916 feet (2,108 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport (AXU):

  • In addition to being known as "Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport", another name for AXU is "የአክሱም ዮሃነስ አራት የአየር ማረፊያ".
  • Because of Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport's high elevation of 6,916 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at AXU. Combined with a high temperature, this could make AXU a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • Axum Airport resides at an elevation of 2,108 metres above mean sea level.
  • Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport (AXU) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport (AXU) is Alula Aba Nega Airport (MQX), which is located 69 miles (111 kilometers) SE of AXU.
  • The furthest airport from Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport (AXU) is Fangatau Airport (FGU), which is nearly antipodal to Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport (meaning Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Fangatau Airport), and is located 12,318 miles (19,824 kilometers) away in Fangatau, French Polynesia.
  • On 2 May 1987, Douglas C-47A ET-AGT of Ethiopian Airlines was destroyed on the ground in an attack on the airport by Ethiopian Air Force MiG-23s.

Map of Nearest Airports from Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
168.72 miles (110.60 km) SEAlula Aba Nega Airport (MQX)Mekelle, Tigray, EthiopiaView Alula Aba Nega Airport on a map View satellite image of Alula Aba Nega Airport Set MQX as destination Airport Get more information about Alula Aba Nega Airport
280.30 miles (129.23 km) NAsmara International Airport (ASM)Asmara, EritreaView Asmara International Airport on a map View satellite image of Asmara International Airport Set ASM as destination Airport Get more information about Asmara International Airport
3113.92 miles (183.34 km) NNEMassawa International Airport (MSW)Massawa, EritreaView Massawa International Airport on a map View satellite image of Massawa International Airport Set MSW as destination Airport Get more information about Massawa International Airport
4128.77 miles (207.23 km) WHumera Airport (HUE)Humera, EthiopiaView Humera Airport on a map View satellite image of Humera Airport Set HUE as destination Airport Get more information about Humera Airport
5143.63 miles (231.14 km) SWGondar Atse Tewodros Airport (GDQ)Gondar, EthiopiaView Gondar Atse Tewodros Airport on a map View satellite image of Gondar Atse Tewodros Airport Set GDQ as destination Airport Get more information about Gondar Atse Tewodros Airport
6150.15 miles (241.64 km) SLalibela Airport (LLI)Lalibela, EthiopiaView Lalibela Airport on a map View satellite image of Lalibela Airport Set LLI as destination Airport Get more information about Lalibela Airport
7163.94 miles (263.84 km) SSWDebre Tabor Airport (DBT)Debre Tabor, EthiopiaView Debre Tabor Airport on a map View satellite image of Debre Tabor Airport Set DBT as destination Airport Get more information about Debre Tabor Airport
8184.94 miles (297.62 km) WNWKassala Airport (KSL)Kassala, SudanView Kassala Airport on a map View satellite image of Kassala Airport Set KSL as destination Airport Get more information about Kassala Airport
9201.33 miles (324.02 km) WNWKhashm El Girba Airport (GBU)Khashm El Girba, SudanView Khashm El Girba Airport on a map View satellite image of Khashm El Girba Airport Set GBU as destination Airport Get more information about Khashm El Girba Airport
10220.26 miles (354.47 km) SSECombolcha Airport (DSE)Dessie / Kombolcha, EthiopiaView Combolcha Airport on a map View satellite image of Combolcha Airport Set DSE as destination Airport Get more information about Combolcha Airport
11235.79 miles (379.47 km) SMekane Selam Airport (MKS)Mekane Selam, EthiopiaView Mekane Selam Airport on a map View satellite image of Mekane Selam Airport Set MKS as destination Airport Get more information about Mekane Selam Airport
12270.03 miles (434.57 km) ESEAssab International Airport (ASA)Assab, EritreaView Assab International Airport on a map View satellite image of Assab International Airport Set ASA as destination Airport Get more information about Assab International Airport
13272.87 miles (439.14 km) WSWGalegu Airport (DNX)Dinder, SudanView Galegu Airport on a map View satellite image of Galegu Airport Set DNX as destination Airport Get more information about Galegu Airport
14284.23 miles (457.43 km) EHodeida International Airport (HOD)Al Hudaydah (Hodeida), YemenView Hodeida International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hodeida International Airport Set HOD as destination Airport Get more information about Hodeida International Airport
15336.38 miles (541.34 km) SEAli-Sabieh Airport (AII)Ali-Sabieh, DjiboutiView Ali-Sabieh Airport on a map View satellite image of Ali-Sabieh Airport Set AII as destination Airport Get more information about Ali-Sabieh Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,318.37 miles (19,824.45 km) SFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map View satellite image of Fangatau Airport Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
212,280.59 miles (19,763.64 km) SSERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map View satellite image of Raroia Airport Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
312,202.49 miles (19,637.95 km) SEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map View satellite image of Makemo Airport Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
412,164.10 miles (19,576.17 km) SHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map View satellite image of Hao Airport Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
512,112.78 miles (19,493.58 km) ESEFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map View satellite image of Fakarava Airport Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
612,111.61 miles (19,491.69 km) EManihi Airport (XMH)Manihi, French PolynesiaView Manihi Airport on a map View satellite image of Manihi Airport Set XMH as destination Airport Get more information about Manihi Airport
712,100.02 miles (19,473.05 km) SSWAtuona Airport (AUQ)Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French PolynesiaView Atuona Airport on a map View satellite image of Atuona Airport Set AUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Atuona Airport
812,099.20 miles (19,471.73 km) EAhe Airport (AHE)Ahe, French PolynesiaView Ahe Airport on a map View satellite image of Ahe Airport Set AHE as destination Airport Get more information about Ahe Airport
912,076.28 miles (19,434.85 km) ESEApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map View satellite image of Apataki Airport Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1012,075.48 miles (19,433.56 km) SEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map View satellite image of Anaa Airport Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1112,068.09 miles (19,421.67 km) ESEArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map View satellite image of Arutua Airport Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport
1212,045.87 miles (19,385.90 km) SSWNukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map View satellite image of Nukutavake Airport Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
1312,036.28 miles (19,370.47 km) SWPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map View satellite image of Pukarua Airport Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
1411,946.10 miles (19,225.33 km) SSWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map View satellite image of Tureira Airport Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
1511,933.43 miles (19,204.95 km) EMataiva Airport (MVT)Mataiva, French PolynesiaView Mataiva Airport on a map View satellite image of Mataiva Airport Set MVT as destination Airport Get more information about Mataiva Airport