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 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 operates in constant communication with all airlines and partners to ensure continuous operation,” – Adviser to the Minister of Infrastructure, Director General of Boryspil International Airport Oleksiy Dubrevskyy

“The situation in Ukraine changes every hour, but we do have an action plan in case most airlines suspend flights to Ukraine,” said Oleksiy Dubrevskyy, Adviser to the Minister of Infrastructure, Director General of Boryspil …

Information about Boryspil International Airport operations as of 13th February

Due to contravercial information amid rising tensions around Ukraine, Boryspil International Airport informs about the following: The Airport keeps operating as normal, ensuring security and a high level of air safety in full. Please follow the airlines …

Main air gates of Boryspil are decorated with portraits of prominent women-scientists

On February 1, the art-educational exhibition “She is science” was opened in the Terminal D of Boryspil International Airport. The exposition consists of 12 stylized portraits of prominent Ukrainian women-scientists and essay-stories about them. Among …

Almost 3000 specialists were trained in Aviation Security at the ICAO Training Center of Boryspil International Airport

2,899 aviation specialists have been trained in Aviation Security at the ICAO Training Center of Boryspil International Airport during 2021. This number includes employees of Boryspil International Airport and employees of external organizations from Ukraine …

A cargo aircraft with a Ukrainian satellite departs from Boryspil Airport

Yesterday at 11:27, a Turkish Airlines cargo freighter carrying Ukrainian spacecraft SICH-2-30 took off from Boryspil International Airport. The satellite was developed and manufactured by “Yuzhnoye State Design Office”. The Airport personnel assisted with the handling procedures …

“Large Construction: Aviation and Tourism” forum took place at Boryspil International Airport

Boryspil International Airport became a communication platform to discuss the future ofUkrainian aviation and tourism industries within the framework of the forum “LargeConstruction: Aviation and Tourism” which took place on November 25, 2021. Forum launched with …

Boryspil International Airport confirmed all weather conditions status

Boryspil International Airport State Enterprise, in partnership with the American manufacturer Honeywell, conducted an audit of existing aerodrome systems: runway № 1 lighting systems and VDGS (visual docking guiding system) used for aircraft parking at …

Boryspil International Airport is prepared for winter season navigation

Boryspil is an all-weather airport capable of operating flights under the low visibility and severe weather conditions. Heads of shifts, Engineers, Drivers of the Aerodrome Service are preparing for the winter season well in advance: in …

Worldwide famous Boschung company presented the first electric cleaning vehicle at Boryspil International Airport

Within the course of the meeting at Boryspil Airport, Boschung company presented the latest aviation industry solutions, such as: runway surface condition monitoring system, which informs on the current state of the runway pavement in …


Boryspil International Airport
Kyiv Oblast
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