Odessa International Airport

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Odessa International Airport
Міжнародний аеропорт «Одеса»
Odessa airport logo.png
Airport type Military/Public
Serves Odessa, 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
UKOO is located in Ukraine
Location in Ukraine
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 553 1,814 Grass
16/34 2,800 9,186 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers Increase 949,100

Odessa International Airport (Ukrainian: Міжнародний аеропорт «Одеса») (IATA: ODSICAO: UKOO) is the 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".[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 June 8, 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 work continues in 2015.[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
Airlines Destinations
Air Moldova Chișinău (suspended)[3]
Astra Airlines Seasonal charter: Thessaloniki
Austrian Airlines Vienna[4]
Azur Air Ukraine Seasonal charter: Antalya
Belavia Minsk–National[5]
Czech Airlines Prague (resumes 27 April 2016)[6]
Dniproavia Seasonal: Ivano–Frankivsk[7]
Ellinair Seasonal: Thessaloniki
flydubai Dubai–International
Georgian Airways Tbilisi[8]
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw–Chopin
Lufthansa Munich (resumes 31 March 2016)[9]
Nordic Aviation Group Seasonal: Tallinn (begins 28 May 2016)
Onur Air Istanbul–Atatürk
Turkish Airlines Istanbul–Ataturk
Ukraine International Airlines Istanbul–Atatürk,[10][11] Kiev–Boryspil, Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion[10]
Seasonal: Baku,[10] Kharkiv,[10] Lviv,[12] Vilnius,[12] Yerevan[10]
Seasonal charter: Barcelona, Heraklion, Podgorica
Windrose Airlines Seasonal charter: Sharm el-Sheikh[13]


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%

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ukraine travel guide dompavlov.com – Odessa International Airport
  2. ^ https://news.pn/en/messages/138874
  3. ^ "Air Moldova отменила рейсы Одесса-Кишинев". avianews.com by Aviation Today. 1 December 2015. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 
  4. ^ L, J (6 February 2015). "Austrian Resumes Odessa Service from late-March 2015". Airline Route. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Белавиа откроет рейсы Минск-Одесса после введения украинских санкций". avianews.com by Aviation Today. avianews.com. 8 October 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Czech Airlines вернется в Одессу". avianews.com by Aviation Today. 1 February 2016. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  7. ^ "Flight schedule". http://dniproavia.com/. «Dniproavia» airlines. Retrieved 19 September 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  8. ^ "Where We Fly - Odessa". Georgian Airways. Retrieved 15 June 2015. 
  9. ^ "Авіакомпанія Lufthansa повертається до Одеси". Корреспондент.net. 11 January 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  10. ^ a b c d e L, J (23 March 2015). "Ukraine International Expands Odessa New Routes in S15". Airline Route. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  11. ^ L, J (10 November 2015). "Ukraine International Expands Istanbul Service in 16H1". Airline Route. Retrieved 10 November 2015. 
  12. ^ a b L, J (19 November 2014). "Ukraine International Airlines Adds New Routes in S15". Airline Route. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 
  13. ^ http://www.windrose.aero/eng/about/napravleniya_polotov.html

External links[edit]

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