Addis Ababa Airport Informational Guide to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD) - Non Official

Addis Ababa Airport Terminal 2

Addis Ababa Airport Terminal 2 just hosts international flights and is the largest airport terminal in Africa, capable to handle 22 million passengers a year. 

It has been recently upgraded and equipped with modern services and amenities such as automated bag drops, e-gats, self-check-in kiosks, baggage handling, among others.

Transport between terminals

You can transfer to Terminal 1 by the walkthrough that connects both buildings.

A free shuttle service is available.


Addis Ababa Airport Terminal 2 is a three level building.

Given the latest updates, Terminal 2 has a new check-in hall with elevated motorway, more international gates and more check-in and immigration counters. 

It counts with 28 check-in counters and 7 airline gates.

Within the terminal there’s a shopping mall, restaurants and a parking garage beneath.


- Bank branch
- Currency exchange
- Post office
- VIP lounge
- First aid station
- Travel agency & tour operator
- Food & drink concessions
- News Stand
- Duty-free shops
- Information counters
- Free Wi-Fi connection 
- Luggage claim
- Wheel-chair renting service
- Smoking allowed areas
- Toilets
- Telephones 
- Lost property
- Public telephones
- Parenting rooms
- Airline lounges

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On-airport hotel

The new five-star luxury hotel (Skylight Hotel) located adjacent to Addis Ababa Terminal 2 has 373 rooms including 27 presidential and executive suites, four restaurants and a conference and banquet hall able to handle 2,000 persons.

Other services: Swimming pool, gym, health centre, café and gift shops.


Plaza Premium: Terminal 2. 24 hours open. Services: wi-Fi, internet terminals, smoking area, among others.