Kiev Chaika Airfield

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Kiev Chaika
Аеродром Київ Чайка
Контрольно-диспетчерский пункт аэродрома Чайка.JPG
Control tower Chayka airfield
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Kiev
Elevation AMSL 600 ft / 183 m
Coordinates 50°25′48″N 030°17′48″E / 50.43000°N 30.29667°E / 50.43000; 30.29667Coordinates: 50°25′48″N 030°17′48″E / 50.43000°N 30.29667°E / 50.43000; 30.29667
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3,937 1,200

Kiev Chaika Airfield (Ukrainian: Аеродром „Київ Чайка”, also given as Kiev West) is an airport in Ukraine located in Petropavlivska Borshchahivka (Kiev-Sviatoshyn Raion, Kiev Region), about 15 km (9 mi) west of Kiev. It is a general aviation airfield with Antonov An-2, An-28, and other single-engine aircraft. There is a paved 150 x 45 m tarmac ramp.

Pope John Paul II used the facility for an open-air mass in 2001.

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