Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport is an airport near Dire Dawa City in the East African country of Ethiopia located within the ‘Horn of Africa’ region. Dire Dawa City which is the second largest in the country was founded in 1902 and is located on the Dechatu River in the eastern Harar region of Ethiopia.
It is an important city lying on the foot of a ring of cliffs that is a major industrial centre which is home to several markets. Situated at an elevation of 3,802 feet above mean sea level, the Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport is the second largest and busiest airport in Ethiopia serving Dire Dawa City with several daily flights being operated by the Ethiopian Airlines, Djibouti Airlines and some other few smaller airlines of middle-eastern countries.
The utilities offered at this aviation facility include an 8,971 feet long asphalt surfaced runway which is adequately catering to a wide variety of aircraft movements, including many charter flight services. A single passenger service terminal with basic infrastructure and passenger convenience facilities is fulfilling the requirements of many airlines and air-passengers arriving and departing from this airport. Small blue private taxis and the blue and white mini-buses are the chief mode of local transportation in Dire Dawa City and which are readily available outside this airport terminal building. Car rental services are also arranged for passengers at this airport on demand. Moreover, some hotels around the Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport are also offering complementary hotel shuttle services for the convenience of their guests seeking comfortable hotel accommodation options.