Odessa International Airport

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Odessa International Airport
Міжнародний аеропорт "Одеса"
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Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Serves Odessa
Location Odessa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine
Focus city for Ukraine International Airlines
Elevation AMSL 172 ft / 52 m
Coordinates 46°25′37″N 030°40′41″E / 46.42694°N 30.67806°E / 46.42694; 30.67806Coordinates: 46°25′37″N 030°40′41″E / 46.42694°N 30.67806°E / 46.42694; 30.67806
Website www.odessa.aero
Map
ODS is located in Ukraine
ODS
ODS
Location in Ukraine
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 553 1,814 Grass
16/34 2,800 9,186 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2016)
Passengers Increase 1,033,560
Source:

Odessa International Airport (Ukrainian: Міжнародний аеропорт «Одеса») (IATA: ODSICAO: UKOO) is an international airport of Odessa, the third largest city of Ukraine, located 7 km (4.3 mi) southwest from its city centre.

Facilities[edit]

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".[1] The airport has ILS CAT I status.

The airport's runways either were or are co-used by the Ukrainian Air Force.

History[edit]

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.[2] 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[edit]

Apron overview
New terminal in February 2017. Expected to be opened for full operation in summer 2017.
Airlines Destinations
airBaltic Riga
Austrian Airlines Vienna
Azur Air Ukraine Seasonal charter: Antalya, Sharm el-Sheikh
Belavia Minsk
Bravo Airways Seasonal charter: Dalaman, Sharm el-Sheikh
Czech Airlines Prague
DART Ukrainian Airlines Seasonal charter: Tivat
Dniproavia Tbilisi
Ellinair Seasonal: Thessaloniki
flydubai Dubai–International
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw–Chopin
Motor Sich Airlines Kiev-Zhuliany
Nordica
operated by LOT Polish Airlines
Seasonal: Tallinn
Onur Air Istanbul–Atatürk
Pegasus Airlines Ankara (begins 14 July 2017)
Sun d'Or
operated by El Al
Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion[3]
Turkish Airlines Istanbul–Atatürk
Ukraine International Airlines Istanbul–Atatürk, Kiev–Boryspil, Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion
Seasonal: Baku, Kaunas (begins 13 July 2017, ends 18 August 2017),[4] 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)

Statistics[edit]

Year Passengers Change on previous year
2001 117,000
2002 132,000 Increase012.8%
2003 260,000 Increase097.0%
2004 307,000 Increase018.1%
2005 343,000 Increase011.7%
2006 465,100 Increase035.6%
2007 527,400 Increase013.4%
2008 787,000 Increase049.2%
2009 651,000 Decrease017.3%
2010 707,100 Increase08.6%
2011 824,300 Increase017.0%
2012 907,600 Increase010.1%
2013 1,069,100 Increase017.8%
2014 863,900 Decrease019.2%
2015 949,100 Increase09.8%
2016 1,033,560 Increase08.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ukraine travel guide dompavlov.com – Odessa International Airport
  2. ^ https://news.pn/en/messages/138874
  3. ^ Liu, Jim (7 February 2017). "Sun d'Or plans additional routes for S17". Routesonline. Routesonline. Retrieved 7 February 2017. 
  4. ^ Liu, Jim (5 October 2016). "Ukraine International outlines Kaunas operation in Jul/Aug 2017". Routesonline. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Odessa International Airport at Wikimedia Commons