Kyiv airport boosts passenger traffic by 64.2 percent in 2017

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Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) handled 1.852 million passengers in 2017, which was 64.2 percent up on 2016.

The airport serviced 1.768 million passengers who used international routes and 83,300 passengers who took domestic flights, the airport’s press service said.

The number of flights in 2017 included 23,257 both arrivals and departures, which was 27.3 percent more than in 2016. Of them, there were 19,115 international flights and 4,142 domestic ones.

The most popular international destinations in 2017 were Minsk, Dubai, Budapest, Ankara, Antalya, Sharm El Sheikh, Warsaw, and Rome, while popular domestic routes included Odesa, Zaporizhia, and Lviv.

In December 2017, the airport handled 155,400 passengers, which was 43.6 percent up on December 2016. Some 149,000 passengers travelled on international flights, while 6,400 people took domestic flights.

The number of flights in December 2017 was 1,877 for arrival and departure, which was 12.8 percent more than the same period of 2016. Of them, there were 1,584 international flights and 293 domestic ones.

The most popular international destinations in December 2017 were Dubai, Minsk, Ankara, Budapest, Warsaw, Memmingen, Sharm El Sheikh, Rome; while Odesa, Zaporizhia, Lviv topped the popular domestic routes.

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.

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