Bahir Dar, Ethiopia BJR/HABD

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia


Bahir Dar Airport is located 5nm NW of the town of Bahir Dar near Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile. The airport sits at 5976ft amsl amongst high terrain with a MSA of 14,000ft to the S and 11,000ft to the N.


Only RNAV STARS are available. Procedural approaches can be carried out to either runway from overhead the BDR VOR.


A Localiser/DME approach is published for RWY 22 and a VOR/DME approach for RWY 04.


Note: Limited airport opening hours 0300-1700 GMT (GMT +3) daily and restricted refuelling and handling facilities available.

RWY22 slopes upwards by 100ft from the threshold to the far end. There is no evidence of whether PAPIs are fitted at either end of the runway.


Caution: Reports of large flocks of birds crossing approach and departure paths.

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