The Boryspil international airport (Kyiv) in January-August 2019 saw a 21.7% rise in passenger flow year-over-year, to 9.974 million people, the airport’s press service has told Interfax-Ukraine.
According to the airport, 9.240 million passengers use international flights and 734,000 passengers used domestic flights.
In January-August 2019, 72,978 people were serviced for arrivals and departures that is 14.9% more over the same period in 2018, of which 64,049 travelled on international flights (16.8% rise) and 8,929 on domestic ones (2.9% rise).
In August 2019, the passenger flow of the airport amounted to 1.648 million people, which is 24.2% more than a year ago. The number of passengers serviced on international flights totaled 1.542 million people (25.8% rise) and 105,000 on domestic flights (5.1% rise).
Boryspil International Airport is the main airport of Ukraine, occupying a total area of about 1,000 ha. The airport has two runways: one with a length of 4,000 meters and a width of 60 meters, and the second with a length of 3,500 meters and a width of 63 meters. Four passenger terminals, postal and cargo handling complexes are located on the territory of the airport.