Odessa International Airport
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|Odessa International Airport
Міжнародний аеропорт "Одеса"
|Location||Odessa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine|
|Focus city for||Ukraine International Airlines|
|Elevation AMSL||172 ft / 52 m|
Odessa International Airport (Ukrainian: Міжнародний аеропорт «Одеса») (IATA: ODS, ICAO: UKOO) is an international airport of Odessa, the third largest city of Ukraine, located 7 km (4.3 mi) southwest from its city centre.
The area of Odessa International airport is 570 hectares. Technical service of airport is based on 2800 square meters area and represented by 4 parking places to provide technical service to 4 planes simultaneously. European standards classify the airport as "class 1". The airport has ILS CAT I status.
The airport's runways either were or are co-used by the Ukrainian Air Force.
The airport was built in 1961.
In May 2007, the airport started construction work that includes extending the main runway. In 2009, it served 651,000 passengers.
On 8 June 2012, builders started to prepare the land on which the new terminal will be built. The area of the new terminal will be 26,000 square meters, have the capacity for 1000 passengers per hour (1.5–2 million passengers per year), will have 16 check-in desks, 4 telescopic gangways, and the number of bus pick-up points will be increased from 2 to 5. The construction of the new terminal was planned to be completed by the end of 2013, however, due to extensive delays, it is planned to be opened in the 2nd quarter of 2017. It will serve both international and domestic flights. The estimated cost of the work is around 45–60 million. Airport Consulting Vienna company has developed a master plan, business plan and evaluation of the technical concept of the airport. The chief designer of the project is a Spanish company Ineco.
Airlines and destinations
|Azur Air Ukraine||Seasonal charter: Antalya, Sharm el-Sheikh|
|Bravo Airways||Seasonal charter: Dalaman, Sharm el-Sheikh|
|DART Ukrainian Airlines||Seasonal charter: Tivat|
|LOT Polish Airlines||Warsaw–Chopin|
|Motor Sich Airlines||Kiev-Zhuliany|
operated by LOT Polish Airlines
|Pegasus Airlines||Ankara (begins 14 July 2017)|
operated by El Al
|Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion|
|Ukraine International Airlines||Istanbul–Atatürk, Kiev–Boryspil, Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion
Seasonal: Baku, Kaunas (begins 13 July 2017, ends 18 August 2017), Kutaisi, Vilnius, Yerevan
Seasonal charter: Antalya, Sharm el-Sheikh, Tivat
|Windrose Airlines||Seasonal charter: Antalya, Verona, Sharm el-Sheikh|
|Yanair||Seasonal: Batumi, Tbilisi, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion (begins 9 July 2017)|
|Year||Passengers||Change on previous year|
- List of airports in Ukraine
- List of the busiest airports in Ukraine
- List of the busiest airports in Europe
- List of the busiest airports in the former USSR
- Ukraine travel guide dompavlov.com – Odessa International Airport
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