Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport
|Lviv Danylo Halytskyi
Міжнародний аеропорт «Львів»
імені Данила Галицького
|Focus city for|
|Elevation AMSL||1,071 ft / 326 m|
Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (Ukrainian: Міжнародний аеропорт «Львів» імені Данила Галицького) (IATA: LWO, ICAO: UKLL) is an international airport in Lviv, Ukraine. The airport is located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from central Lviv. The airport is named after King Daniel of Galicia.
In 2010, the airport carried 481,900 passengers. In preparation for Euro 2012, Lviv International Airport has undergone a $200m expansion project. Lviv airport's new terminal building has an area of 34,000m² with a capacity of handling 1,000 passengers an hour. Of the $200m, it is expected that the Ukrainian government will provide $70m, including $14m in 2008, and $130m will come from private investors. The expansion project will include a 700 meter extension of the existing runway and a new airport terminal capable of handling up to 1,220 passengers per hour (5.69 million passenger annually).
The terminal has 29 check-in desks, of which nine are meant for domestic and remaining for international flights. Facilities at the airport also include 3 cafés and a duty-free shop as well as bus services to the city.
Airlines and destinations
The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter services to and from Lviv:
|Ellinair||Seasonal: Thessaloniki (begins 1 June 2015) |
|LOT Polish Airlines||Warsaw-Chopin|
operated by Lufthansa CityLine
|Pegasus Airlines||Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen|
|Ukraine International Airlines||Kiev-Boryspil
Seasonal: Antalya, Bologna (begins 25 June 2015), Enfidha, Hurghada, Larnaca, Madrid (begins 21 June 2015), Odessa (begins 20 June 2015), Rome-Fiumicino (begins 27 June 2015), Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion (begins 20 May 2015), Tivat
operated by UTair Ukraine
|Windrose Airlines||Seasonal: Antalya|
Accidents and incidents
- List of the busiest airports in the former USSR
- List of airports in Ukraine
- Sknyliv air show disaster
- Code IATA «LWO» from polish Lwów
- Modernization of Lviv airport for Euro-2012 finals to cost $200 million. Government can cough up $70 million, Z I K (27 may 2008)
- L, J (19 November 2014). "Ukraine International Airlines Adds New Routes in S15". Airline Route. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
- Kirillov, Roman (July 27, 2005). "PILOTS CONVICTED FOR DISASTER DURING AIR SHOW". The Current Digest of the Russian Press 56 (26): 9–10. Retrieved 2011-03-24.
While performing an aerobatic maneuver, an SU-27 jet crashed into a crowd of spectators, leaving 77 dead and another 543 injured. The commander of the plane's crew, Vladimir Toponar, was sentenced Friday to 14 years in prison, and copilot Yury Yegorov got eight years
Media related to Lviv International Airport at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website
- Airport information for UKLL at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
- NOAA/NWS current weather observations
- Current weather
- ASN Accident history for UKLL
- Flightradar Lviv Airport