Poltava Airport

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Poltava Airport
Аеропорт «Полтава»
Poltava Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Poltava
Location Suprunivka, Poltava Oblast, Ukraine
Coordinates 49°34′26″N 034°23′55″E / 49.57389°N 34.39861°E / 49.57389; 34.39861 (Poltava Airport)Coordinates: 49°34′26″N 034°23′55″E / 49.57389°N 34.39861°E / 49.57389; 34.39861 (Poltava Airport)
Map
PLV is located in Ukraine
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Location of Poltava Airport in Ukraine
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 2,600 8,530 Concrete

Poltava Airport (Ukrainian: Аеропорт «Полтава» (Супрунівка)) (IATA: PLVICAO: UKHP) is a public airport located approximately 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) west of Poltava, Ukraine. It is one of two airfields near Poltava, the other being Poltava Airbase. The airport is located near the villages Ivashky (Ukrainian: Івашки) and Suprunivka (Ukrainian: Супрунівка). Now the airport is only used for charter flights.

History[edit]

Built in 1924, Poltava International airport was once able to process 200 passengers per hour. It took 2 years to build a new terminal, which was opened in 1974. In its best times from 40 to 60 planes used to land here. Back then it employed around 900 people.[1]


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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Poltava Airport - Is there one?". poltavatravel.com.