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Old Airport is a former military airport located in Addis Ababa , Ethiopia . In 1960, it was closed because the runway awas too short for Ethiopian Airlines new jet aircraft, the Boeing 720 . Thus a new airport was built at Bole and the old airport was converted to function solely for Ethiopian military activities.

Once a desolate and an undesirable part of town to live in, Old Airport has went through a major transformation over the past two decades. It is now full of embassies, embassy residences, and the international community school. Old airport is located in between Sarbet and Tor-Hailoch and Mekanissa.

Old airport is mostly a residential area. It grants your peace and quiet effortlessly

Here Are Some Suggestions Service Providers You Might Seek


Showa Supermarket– is the biggest super market in Ethiopia. Anything and everything you want to buy, you can find in Showa with a professional service.

Addis Home Depot- is the largest store for building construction materials, house hold appliances, office accessories, decorative items and many other equipment.

Restaurants/ café

Old Airport offers a variety of options for quality dinning

Kaldis- it’s the biggest café chain in Addis Ababa. Though, it does grant you piece of quite, you can have their incredible macchiato.

Tomoca coffee- is the first coffee company in Ethiopia which is known for being an upper-class hangout spot.

Il Posto– A cozy restaurant away from the man road that mainly serves Italian dish. It is Great for family outings

Sports and entertainment facility

Golf Club- The only hotel golfing area in Addis Ababa is, golf club. It is the fanciest sporting option

Laphto Mall– is a destination for entertainment needs of the south side of Addis. Bowling, swimming, cinema and other gaming are available (S Africa Street)


Accommodation shouldn’t be any of your concern as Metropolitan Real Estate’s luxury house for sale in Addis Ababa is located in the heart of old airport. It is ready for you to move in whenever you like.  Metropolitan Real Estate PLC is a real estate developer aiming to develop the best family living spaces. Our new apartment for sale provides just that with is modern design and gracious space, not to mention its privacy and quietness.


international community school(ICS). Is one of the best upper-class schools in Ethiopia. Students from all nationalities are admitted and are thought by teachers of various nationalities. ICS is a well-organized school with its spacious area, sports, library, laboratory and other facilities

Old airport, clearly, is a wonderful neighborhood to live in. Metropolitan is proud to have contributed its apartment to this area and let you and your family be part of a luxurious living.

Metropolitan real estate PLC, is an American company, building quality homes in Ethiopia to fulfill the needs of luxury real estate for sale and rent in Addis Ababa and all of Ethiopia as well



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