Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport

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Lviv Danylo Halytskyi
International Airport

Міжнародний аеропорт "Львів"
імені Данила Галицького
Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport logo.svg
Lviv Airport.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
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 lwo.aero
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 10 843 3,305 Concrete
Statistics (2014)
Passengers Decrease 585,200

Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (Ukrainian: Міжнародний аеропорт "Львів" імені Данила Галицького) (IATA: LWOICAO: 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.

History[edit]

In 2010, the airport carried 481,900 passengers.[2] 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.[3] Of the $200m, it is expected that the Ukrainian government will provide $70m, including $14m in 2008, and $130m will come from private investors.[4] 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).[3][5]

The airport used to be a focus city for Wizz Air Ukraine, which served three international routes to Italy (Naples, Bergamo, and Treviso) from here until the airline shut down in April 2015.[6]

Facilities[edit]

The terminal has 29 check-in desks, of which nine are meant for domestic and remaining for international flights.[3] Facilities at the airport also include 4 cafés and a duty-free shop as well as bus services to the city.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter services to and from Lviv:[7]

Airlines Destinations
AtlasGlobal Ukraine Kiev-Zhulyany, Istanbul-Atatürk [8] (begins 31 August 2015)
Austrian Airlines Vienna
Azerbaijan Airlines Baku
DART Seasonal Charter: Tivat
Dniproavia Dnipropetrovsk
Ellinair Seasonal: Thessaloniki [9]
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw-Chopin
Lufthansa
operated by Lufthansa CityLine
Munich
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk
Ukraine International Airlines Kiev-Boryspil
Seasonal: Bologna, Madrid, Odessa,[10] Rome-Fiumicino, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Seasonal Charter: Antalya, Enfidha, Hurghada, Larnaca,[10] Tivat
UTair Aviation Moscow-Vnukovo
UTair Ukraine Seasonal Charter: Antalya, Dalaman, Hurghada
Windrose Airlines Seasonal Charter: Antalya

Statistics[edit]

The former terminal building
Bust of Danylo Halytskyi inside the new terminal
Year Passengers[2][11][12] Change
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%
2014 585,200 Decrease016.5%

Accidents and incidents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Code IATA "LWO" from polish Lwów
  2. ^ a b http://www.girodivite.it/IMG/doc/UCRAINA.doc
  3. ^ a b c http://www.airport-technology.com/projects/lviv-airport/
  4. ^ Modernization of Lviv airport for Euro-2012 finals to cost $200 million. Government can cough up $70 million, Z I K (27 may 2008)
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ https://wizzair.com/en-GB/about_us/news/wizzen303
  7. ^ http://www.lwo.aero/en/schedule
  8. ^ http://portal.lviv.ua/news/2015/07/23/atlasjet-ukrayina-rozpochala-prodazh-kvitkiv
  9. ^ http://en.ellinair.com/
  10. ^ a b L, J (19 November 2014). "Ukraine International Airlines Adds New Routes in S15". Airline Route. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 
  11. ^ http://www.iaae.org/meetings/Budapest2005/Ukrainian_Airport_Overview.doc
  12. ^ http://www.mfa.gov.ua/data/upload/publication/china/ua/18449/lviv_airport_upgrade_eng.pdf
  13. ^ 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 

External links[edit]

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