The project provides for upgrade of the class of the airfield, allowing at least ICAO CAT II ILS aircraft approach and landing.
During the tender for construction of the airfield, the company offered to perform the construction work at a cost 30.6% lower than the expected cost.
The contract with the winner will be signed in accordance with the law on public procurement.
This is stated in data from the State Aviation Service.
The number of passengers handled by the airport was predictably far lower in 2020 compared with 2019.
The airport handled almost 5 million passengers from January to November 2020.
The expected cost of the construction work is UAH 5.69 billion.
Among other things, the list includes reopening and development of the Cherkasy airport, reconstruction of the Ivano-Frankivsk airport, and reconstruction of the Chernivtsi airport.
Experts have identified the two locations that are most suitable for construction of a new airport.
According to the minister of infrastructure, the Zakarpattia region is also being considered.
Ukrainian airports handled almost 7 million passengers during the period from January to September 2020.
The signing of the agreement will also help to strengthen Ukrainian-Slovakian relations in the field of civil aviation and broaden opportunities for international flights.
In total, Ukrainian airports handled almost 6 million passengers from January to August 2020.
An agreement stating that the necessary preparatory work will begin on 16 September was signed on 15 September.
The exact location of the airport is not yet known.
The volume of passenger traffic through the Boryspil airport barely exceeded 3.5 million in January-August 2020.
According to the financial plan, the state-owned airport will pay UAH 892.6 million to the state in 2020.
The Cabinet of Ministers has made a number of changes to the Targeted State Program for Development of Airports until 2023.
The company continues to view the Boryspil airport as a potential hub for the Caucasus and Central Asia region.
The airport handled 97% fewer passengers in June this year, compared with June last year.