Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport

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Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport
Міжнародний аеропорт «Львів» імені Данила Галицького
Lviv international airport logo.jpg
IATA: LWO[1]ICAO: UKLL
LWO is located in Ukraine
LWO
LWO
Location of airport in Ukraine
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Lviv
Location Lviv, Ukraine
Focus city for Ukraine International Airlines
Windrose Airlines
Elevation AMSL 1,071 ft / 326 m
Coordinates 49°48′45″N 23°57′22″E / 49.81250°N 23.95611°E / 49.81250; 23.95611
Website www.lwo.aero
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 10 843 3,305 Concrete
Statistics (2013)
Passengers Increase 700,800
Old terminal building
Danylo Halytskyi bust at the new terminal

Lviv International Airport or officially Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (Ukrainian: Міжнародний аеропорт «Львів» імені Данила Галицького) (IATA: LWOICAO: UKLL) is an airport in Lviv, Ukraine. In 2010, the airport carried 481,900 passengers.[2] The airport is located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from central Lviv. Facilities at the airport include a café and shop as well as bus services to the city. The airport is named after King Daniel of Galicia.

The airfield was the site of the Sknyliv air show disaster in 2002, which killed 77.[3]

New terminal[edit]

Lviv airport's new terminal building has an area of 34,000m² with a capacity of handling 1,000 passengers an hour.[4] In preparation for Euro 2012, Lviv International Airport has undergone a $200m expansion project. Of the $200m, it is expected that the Ukrainian government will provide $70m, including $14m in 2008, and $130m will come from private investors.[5] 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).[4][6] The terminal has 29 check-in desks, of which nine are meant for domestic and remaining for international flights.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Terminal
Austrian Airlines
operated by Tyrolean Airways
Vienna A
Air Urga Kiev-Zhuliany[7] A
Azerbaijan Airlines Baku[8] A
Dniproavia Dnipropetrovsk A
Ellinair Seasonal: Thessaloniki A
Kharkiv Airlines Seasonal: Antalya, Sharm el-Sheikh A
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw-Chopin A
Lufthansa
operated by Lufthansa CityLine
Munich A
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen A
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk A
Turkmenistan Airlines Seasonal: Ashgabat[9] A
Ukraine International Airlines Kiev-Boryspil
Seasonal: Baku
Seasonal charter: Enfidha, Antalya, Heraklion, Hurghada, Larnaca, Tivat
A
UTair Aviation Seasonal: Surgut[10] A
UTair Aviation
operated by UTair Ukraine
Moscow-Vnukovo A
UTair Ukraine Kiev-Zhuliany
Seasonal charter: Antalya, Dalaman, Split, Corfu
A
Windrose Airlines Charter: Hurghada
Seasonal charter: Antalya, Burgas, Heraklion, Tivat, Dalaman, Rhodes
A
Wizz Air Ukraine Bergamo, Dortmund,[11] Treviso A

Statistics[edit]

Ukrainian entry and exit stamps from immigration in Lviv, 2009

[2][12][13]

Year Passengers Change on previous year
1999 35,000 -
2002 110,200 -
2003 144,100 Increase035.8%
2004 198,200 Increase035.5%
2005 235,900 Increase019.0%
2006 278,200 Increase018.0%
2007 427,100 Increase052.4%
2008 532,100 Increase025.5%
2009 452,300 Decrease015.0%
2010 481,900 Increase06.5%
2011 297,000 Decrease038.4%
2012 576,000 Increase094.0%
2013 700,800 Increase021.0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Code IATA «LWO» from polish Lwów
  2. ^ a b http://www.girodivite.it/IMG/doc/UCRAINA.doc
  3. ^ 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" 
  4. ^ a b c http://www.airport-technology.com/projects/lviv-airport/
  5. ^ Modernization of Lviv airport for Euro-2012 finals to cost $200 million. Government can cough up $70 million, Z I K (27 may 2008)
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ "Airline "Urga" opens flight Kyiv - Lviv - Kyiv". Air Urga. 23 May 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "AZAL keeps on flights to Ukrainian cities". Today.Az. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  9. ^ "Turkmenistan’s national air company to open new flight to Ukraine". Trend News Agency. 16 July 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  10. ^ "Schedule". Utair Aviation. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  11. ^ "Timatable". Wizz Air. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  12. ^ http://www.iaae.org/meetings/Budapest2005/Ukrainian_Airport_Overview.doc
  13. ^ http://www.mfa.gov.ua/data/upload/publication/china/ua/18449/lviv_airport_upgrade_eng.pdf

External links[edit]

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