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.