Kyiv Airport sees 55% rise in traffic in Aug, Most Popular Destinations are Sharm El Sheikh, Warsaw, Minsk

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Kyiv Sikorsky International Airport in August 2018 handled 358,300 passengers, which was 54.9% up on August 2017, the airport has said on its website.

The number of passengers serviced on international flights totaled 350,200 people and there were 8,100 people handled on domestic flights. The number of flights in August 2018 increased by 33.2% year-over-year, 3,258 (arrivals and departures), including 2,825 international flights and 433 domestic flights, it said.

The most popular international destinations in August 2018 were Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt), Warsaw (Poland), Minsk (Belarus), Antalya (Turkey), Ankara (Turkey), Tivat (Montenegro), Batumi (Georgia); popular domestic routes were Odesa, Zaporizhia, and Lviv.

From January to August 2018, Kyiv Sikorsky International Airport increased passenger traffic by 68.9% compared to the same period of 2017, to 1.857 million passengers, including 1.8 million passengers on international flights and 57,600 passengers on the domestic routes. The number of flights in January-August 2018 increased by 37.2%, to 20,092 (arrivals and departures), according to the airport. They included 17,007 international flights and 3,085 domestic flights.

The most popular international destinations in the eight months of 2018 were Minsk (Belarus), Dubai (the UAE), Ankara (Turkey), Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt), Rome (Italy), and such domestic routes as Odesa, Zaporizhia, and Lviv.

Kyiv Sikorsky International Airport 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. Some 423,900 passengers were handled on international routes and 18,100 people on domestic ones.

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