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
L'viv Airport (terminal building).jpg
LWO is located in Ukraine
Location of airport in Ukraine
Airport type Public
Serves Lviv
Location Lviv, Ukraine
Focus city for Wizz Air Ukraine
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
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 10 843 3,305 Concrete
Statistics (2013)
Passengers Increase 700,800

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 metre 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
Astra Airlines Seasonal charter: Thessaloniki A
Austrian Airlines
operated by Tyrolean Airways
Vienna A
Azerbaijan Airlines Baku[7] A
Ellinair Seasonal: Corfu (begins 26 May 2014), Thessaloniki (begins 26 May 2014) A
Khors Air Seasonal charter: Tivat, A
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw-Chopin A
Lufthansa Munich A
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen A
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk A
Turkmenistan Airlines Seasonal: Ashgabat[8] A
Ukraine International Airlines Kyiv-Boryspil
Seasonal: Baku, Rome-Fiumicino, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion (begins 3 July 2014)[9]
Seasonal charter: Enfidha, Antalya, Heraklion, Hurghada, Rhodes,Tivat
UTair Aviation Seasonal: Surgut[10] A
UTair Aviation
operated by UTair Ukraine
Moscow-Vnukovo A
UTair Ukraine Kyiv-Zhulyany
Seasonal charter: Antalya, Split, Corfu
Windrose Airlines Charter: Hurghada
Seasonal charter: Antalya, Burgas, Heraklion, Tivat, Dalaman, Rhodes
Wizz Air Ukraine Bergamo (ends12 May 2014), Dortmund,[11]Milan-Malpensa (begins 13 May 2014),[11] Treviso A


Ukrainian entry and exit stamps from immigration in Lviv, 2009


Year Passengers
1999 35,000
2005 110,000
2007 147,700
2009 452,300
2010 481,900
2011 297,000
2012 576,000
2013 700,800

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Code IATA «LWO» from polish Lwów
  2. ^ a b
  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 people 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
  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. ^ "AZAL keeps on flights to Ukrainian cities". Today.Az. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "Turkmenistan’s national air company to open new flight to Ukraine". Trend News Agency. 16 July 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  9. ^ L, J (25 September 2013). "Ukraine International to Add Lviv – Tel Aviv and Boeing 737-600 Service in S14". Routesonline / Routes. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 
  10. ^ "Schedule". Utair Aviation. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  11. ^ a b "Timatable". Wizz Air. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
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External links[edit]

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