The Zaporizhia airport handled 2,407 flights and 275,421 passengers in 2016, the Zaporizhia city council announced.
Compared with 2015, the volume of passengers handled by the airport increased 2.1-fold. The number of international passengers handled by the airport increased 2.3-fold while the number of domestic passengers it handled increased by 60.4%.
Baggage and cargo handling by the airport increased by 136.8%.
The improvement of the airport’s indicators was due to an increase in the number of regular flights that the airlines Motor Sich and UIA operated to Kyiv, the number of charter flights that the airlines Windrose, UIA, and Azur Air Ukraine operated to Egypt and Antalya, and the number of regular flights that Atlasjet Ukraine, Pegasus Airlines, and Turkish Airlines operated to Istanbul.