Passenger Traffic Through Kharkiv Airport Increases By 67% In February

13 March 2017 16:08

The Kharkiv international airport (MAX) handled about 40,000 passengers in February, which is 67% more than the number it handled in the corresponding period of 2016. According to the airport, passengers on international flights accounted for 70% of the total.

The most popular regular directions were Istanbul (operated by the Pegasus and Atlasglobal airlines), Kyiv (UIA), Minsk (Belavia), Warsaw (LOT), and Tel Aviv (UIA). The most popular charter directions were Sharm El-Sheikh (Windrose, Azur Air Ukraine, and Bravo).

The airport did not disclose its performance indicators for the period of January-February. As reported, the Kharkiv airport handled 46,900 passengers in January 2017, which is 45% more than the number of passengers it handled in January 2016. Thus, the airport handled about 87,000 passengers in the first two months of 2017, which is 55% more than the number it handled in the period of January-February 2016.

Passenger traffic through the Kharkiv international airport increased by 61% to 599,700 in 2016, compared with 2015. According to the airport, this figure almost matched the record it set in 2013, when the airport handled 605,000 passengers.

The Kharkiv airport’s runway has a length of 2,500 meters and a width of 50 meters. Two passenger terminals with capacities of 100 and 650 passengers per hour are located on the territory of the airport.

The DCH company manages the airport through the New Systems AM company.