Lviv International Airport or officially Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (Ukrainian: Міжнародний аеропорт «Львів» імені Данила Галицького) (IATA: LWO, ICAO: UKLL) is an airport in Lviv, Ukraine. In 2010, the airport carried 481,900 passengers. The airport is located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from central Lviv. The airport is named after King Daniel of Galicia.
Lviv airport's new terminal building has an area of 34,000m² with a capacity of handling 1,000 passengers an hour. 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. 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 a café and shop as well as bus services to the city.
Winter night, Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (Terminal A)
^Kirillov, Roman (July 27, 2005). "PILOTS CONVICTED FOR DISASTER DURING AIR SHOW". The Current Digest of the Russian Press56 (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