The dredging will allow safe pilotage, maneuvering, mooring, and subsequent handling of large-tonnage vessels
Upon completion of the project in 2014, the depth of the approach channel will reach 20-21 meters and the depths of the berths 19-21 meters.
The airport expects its passenger traffic in 2013 to total 8 million
The advantages of the association agreement will be simplification of access to foreign loans, improvement of the investment climate in Ukraine, access to new markets, and harmonization of Ukraine’s legal framework with European standards. The disadvantages will be the risks associated with Russia's response and increased competition.