Kyiv Sikorsky International Airport (Zhuliany) in January-July 2018 serviced around 1.5 million passengers, according to a posting on the official Facebook page of the airport. “On August 1, 2018, the airport serviced a 1.5 millionth passenger since the beginning of the year. The figure is indicative. It indicates the rapid and confident development of the airport. In August 2017, Hlib Deineha became the millionth passenger, he was then 3.5 years old,” the airport said. The press service said that the airport plans to service 2.8 million passengers by the end of 2018.
Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) is located in the business center of the capital, seven km from the city center. It is the second largest airport in Ukraine in terms of the number of flights and passenger traffic. The airport has three terminals with a total area is 21,000 square meters. Terminal B is separate facility for business-class service, it is part of the Fixed Base Operator (FBO) system. The airport’s runway is able to handle B-737 and A-320 aircraft. In Q1 2018, the airport serviced 442,000 passengers, which is 50.4% more than in Q1 2017.
Kyiv International Airport belongs to UFuture Investment Group founded by the Ukrainian entrepreneur Vasyl Khmelnytsky. UFuture consolidates the group’s businesses and social projects and coordinates its business development and investor relations activities on national and international levels. The group incorporates a major Ukrainian real estate development company UDP, Kyiv Sykorsky International Airport, national Ukrainian outdoor advertising operator RTM, and Bila Tserkva Industrial Park. Additionally, the conglomerate develops new and innovative businesses, such as renewable energy generator UDP Renewables, pharmaceutical producer Biopharma, and innovation parks UNIT.City and LvivTech.City. UFuture’s headquarters is located in Brussels. The group estimates its assets at $ 750 million. Vasyl Khmelnytsky is a founder of annual Kyiv International Economic Forum (KIEF), IT school “UNIT Factory”, Lean Institute Ukraine (LIU), and School of Small and Medium Enterprises.