Boryspil International Airport

Airport Information

  • IATA Code: KBP
  • ICAO Code: UKBB
  • Operator: Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine
  • Location: Ukraine
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Boryspil International Airport

Boryspil International Airport is an international airport in Boryspil, 29 km east of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. It is the country’s largest airport, serving 65% of its passenger air traffic, including all its intercontinental flights and a majority of international flights. It is one of two passenger airports that serve Kyiv along with the smaller Zhuliany Airport. Boryspil International Airport is a member of Airports Council International.

Boryspil International Airport is a state commercial enterprise of civil aviation, founded on a state ownership and is subordinated to the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.

Due to the active policy of air carriers attraction, over 60 national and foreign airlines operate flights to the Airport on more than 120 routes worldwide.

Boryspil Airport is the only airport of Ukraine, successfully competing with the large European hub airports. According to the Airports Council International (ACI EUROPE), in 2018 Boryspil was ranked first among the large European airports (top spot in the European Airports group, handling from 10 to 25 million passengers).

The Airport is a full member of the core international and national associations, such as Airports Council International Europe (Airports Council International; ACI EUROPE); Ukrainian Air Transport Association (UATA), Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ukrainian Association for Quality, Transport Enterprise Employers Organization, Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine etc, and is guided by the standards and practices of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Boryspil is the largest and the busiest airport in Ukraine, providing most of air passenger traffic and much of cargo transportation.

Demand for the Airport services is maintained by the beneficial location at the intersection of numerous international transport routes (connecting Asia with Europe and America), proximity to the capital, availability of the modern infrastructure and introduction of the hub development strategy.

The Airport infrastructure includes two runways (4 km and 3.5 km long), allowing accommodation of all aircraft types, without limitations under weather and visibility conditions, as well as 2 full time operating terminals (D and F). Boryspil is the only airport in Ukraine, from which scheduled transcontinental flights are operated.

Boryspil Airport is constantly striving for improvement. The Airport develops infrastructure, attracts new airlines and enhances the quality of service. In 2019, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the Concept of Boryspil International Airport Development for the period till 2045, the main priorities of which is infrastructure development and introduction of contemporary services.

Airport News

Boryspil International Airport and Global Infrastructure Company AECOM Sign Memorandum of Understanding

On November 15, 2023, a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Boryspil International Airport and the U.S.-based infrastructure consulting company AECOM. The memorandum signifies a collaboration to restore and modernize the infrastructure of Boryspil Airport …

Boryspil Airport’s Code of Ethics sets high professional standards in all areas of activity

The Code of Ethics and Business Conduct for Boryspil Airport Employees has been amended compared to the first version of the document adopted in 2016. Introduced in September 2023, the updated Code of Ethics is …

Boryspil International Airport uses Cloud Application Technology to manage production processes

Boryspil International Airport has introduced cloud application for managing business processes to ensure the security of its IT infrastructure, access to operational resources, as well as the saving and protecting of its own data. The migration …

Director General of Boryspil International Airport met with the delegation of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

On July 26, 2023, a working meeting of Oleksiy Dubrevskyy, Director General, with representatives of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) was held at Boryspil International Airport. The members of the delegation …

Ryanair Declares its Intention to Return with Flights to Ukraine's Boryspil International Airport

On July 20, 2023, the heads of Ryanair, the largest European airline, arrived at Boryspil International Airport with a working visit, i.e. Michael O’Leary, CEO of Ryanair Group, Eddie Wilson, CEO of Ryanair DAC, and …

Results on the training of aviation industry specialists for 6 months of 2023 in the training centers of Boryspil International Airport

In the first half of 2023, Boryspil International Airport conducted professional training, coaching and refreshing training of 1,481 aviation industry specialists, including 1,353 airport employees and 128 employees of third-party organizations (ANTONOV SE, ODH SE, …

Oleksiy Dubrevskyy, Director General of Boryspil International Airport: European aircarriers are ready to rapid resumption of flights after the war ending

On May 9 -11, 2023, Routes Europe 2023, an international aviation conference took place in Lodz, Poland. Experts of Boryspil International Airport led by Oleksiy Dubrevskyy, its Director General, took part in this conference. Within …

Boryspil International Airport conducted training for airport mechanical equipment specialists

A practical training session was held for specialists in maintenance, operation and control of the airport technological equipment, machinery and mechanisms at Boryspil International Airport. The training covered coaching and training on labor protection and fire …

ICAO confirmed the status of Boryspil International Airport AvSec Training Center

Based on the evaluation results, the International Civil Aviation Organization ICAO officially confirmed the international status of the Boryspil Airport ICAO Training Center for training and retraining of aviation security specialists. The ICAO training center of …


Boryspil International Airport
Kyiv Oblast
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