According to Airports Council International Europe report, Kharkiv International Airport was placed in the top-5 airports capable of handling up to 5 million passengers annually.
The continuing growth of passenger traffic increased by 42.1 percent delivers airport high position in the rankings.
One more Ukrainian airport secured a top rating. Boryspil International Airport was placed in the top-5 European airports with passenger traffic from 10 to 25 million people.
Airports International Council Europe monitors monthly rates of 230 European airports. Based on steady growth in passenger traffic, Kharkiv Airport has a chance of holding an even higher place in the ranking.
The airport passenger traffic keeps growing due to the expansion of flight geography. Air carriers constantly open new flights to popular destinations.
This winter, ski lovers will be able to travel to the following places from Kharkiv airport. Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air provides flights to the capital of Austria, Vienna, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Italian low-cost air carrier Ernest Airlines operates flights to Milan, Italy, on Wednesdays and Sundays. Ukrainian SkyUp Airlines provides routes to the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, on Tuesdays and Fridays. Wizz Air and Ryanair operate flights to Krakow, Poland, on Mondays and Fridays.
Turkey is popular not only among beach lovers. Ski resorts, located in Uludag, with low mountains and easy slopes are perfect for beginners. Skiers can go to Istanbul by Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines daily twice per day, from where it takes 2.5 hours to get to the resorts.
Reference: Airports Council International Europe, ACI EUROPE, is a European industry trade association that advances the collective interests of Europe’s airports and promotes professional excellence in airport management and operations. The members are over 600 airport operators of all sizes in 58 European countries, over 90 percent of commercial air traffic in Europe.
Text: Natalia Ivanova
Photo: Kharkiv Airport