Kyiv Sikorsky International Airport in January-March 2019 served 638,100 passengers, which is 44.3% more than in the same period of 2018.
According to statistics released by the airport’s press service, the number of passengers served on international flights in the first quarter was 622,300, and on domestic flights some 15,800.
At the same time, the number of flights amounted to 6,669 on arrival/departure, which is 21.3% more than in the same period in 2018, including 5,624 international flights, and 1,045 domestic flights.
The most popular international destinations at the airport in January-March 2019 were Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt), Warsaw (Poland), Minsk (Belarus), Ankara (Turkey), Vienna (Austria), Berlin (Germany), Budapest (Hungary), internal – Odesa, Zaporizhia, and Lviv.
The Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv region) increased passenger flow by 15.2%, to 2.65 million people, in January-March 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, the company’s press service told Interfax-Ukraine.
Some 2.42 million passengers used international flights (growth by 15.7%) and 232,100 passengers used domestic flights (growth by 9.3%).
The airport serviced 21,898 flights during the period under review (growth by 8.3%), including 18,888 international and 3,010 domestic flights.
During the first three months of 2019 the airport received and sent 2.24 million passengers on regular flights (22% more compared with Q1, 2018) and 415,900 passengers on unscheduled flights (11% less compared with Q1, 2018).
The airport serviced 670,840 transfer passengers in January-March 2019, which is 5.8% more than during the same period in 2018. Transit passengers accounted for 25.3% of the total passenger flow.
In March 2019, the Boryspil airport serviced 964,240 passengers, which is 15.6% more than during the first three months of 2018.
In March, 881,500 passengers used international flights (growth by 15.9%) and 82,700 passengers used domestic flights (growth by 12.2%).
In March, the airport serviced 7,648 flights (growth by 8.1%), including 6,582 international and 1,066 domestic flights.
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.
The Kharkiv International Airport serviced 83,400 passengers in March 2019, which is 42% more than during the same period in 2018, according to the company’s press service.
The most popular destinations were Sharm el Sheikh, Istanbul, Kyiv, Wien, Warsaw, Dortmund, Wroclaw, Katowice, Gdansk, and Minsk.
As reported, passenger traffic at the Kharkiv International Airport in February 2019 was 65,900 people, which is 23% more than in the same period of 2018.
Kharkiv Airport has a runway with a length of 2,500 meters and a width of 50 meters. There are two passenger terminals with a capacity of 100 and 650 people per hour in its territory.
The Zaporizhia International Airport serviced 96,624 passengers in January-March 2019, which is 17% more than during the same period in 2018, according to a posting on the company’s website.
The number of passengers on international flights increased by 19.2%, to 69,790 people, and the number of passengers on domestic flights rose by 11.1%, to 26,860 people.
The total number of passengers using services of the Zaporizhia Airport grew by more than 17.4%, to 35,800 people, in March.
The number of passengers on international flights increased by more than 17%, to 25,330 people, and the number of passengers on domestic flights grew by 18.4%, to 10,480 people, in March.
As reported, the Zaporizhia Airport serviced 400,300 passengers in 2018, which is 15% more than in 2017.
The Zaporizhia International Airport was opened in 1945. It provides for take-off/landing on two runways (artificial and unpaved).
The Dnipropetrovsk International Airport increased its passenger flow by 12.4%, to 61,900 people, in January-March 2019 compared with the same period in 2018, according to a posting on the company’s website.
The airport serviced 21,500 passengers in January, 18,970 in February, and 21,440 in March.
Some 34,100 passengers used international flights and 27,810 people used domestic flights at the airport in Q1.
As reported, the Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine supported the allocation of UAH 1 billion from the 2019 national budget for the construction of a new runway at the Dnipropetrovsk International Airport within the framework of a public-private partnership project under which a private investor would build a new terminal and put it into service in 2020.
Ukrainian businessman, owner of the DCH Group Oleksandr Yaroslavsky, who had earlier invested in the renovation of the Kharkiv International Airport, has announced his plans to modernize the international airport in Dnipro.
Dnipro Mayor Borys Filatov called on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to influence the situation with the airport in Dnipro.
The Dnipropetrovsk International Airport was founded in 1943. It became an independent enterprise in 2011. The airport is situated 5 kilometers southeastward from Dnipro.
Lviv International Airport in March 2019 increased passenger traffic by 59.2% compared to March 2018, to 133,900 people, according to the official page of the airport on Facebook. At the same time, the number of serviced flights last month increased by 31.3%, to 1,292. Some 119,100 passengers were transported on international flights (a growth by 70.4%), and 14,800 people on domestic flights (an increase by 4.2%).
In the first quarter of 2019, some 369,400 passengers (328,800 on international and 40,600 on domestic flights) travelled through the airport, which is 53.5% more than in the same period of 2018.
The number of flights in January-March reached 3,606 (3,053 international and 553 domestic), which is 26.7% more than in January-March last year.
As reported, in 2018 passenger traffic rose by 48% compared with 2017, to 1.598 million people.