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Ivano-Frankivsk International Airport

Ivano-Frankivsk International Airport (Ukrainian Міжнародний аеропорт Івано-Франківськ) (IATA: IFO, ICAO: UKLI) is an airport in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, some 4.4 km (2.7 mi) by road from the town center.

Ivano-Frankivsk
International Airport

Міжнародний аеропорт "Івано-Франківськ"
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Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesIvano-Frankivsk
LocationIvano-Frankivsk, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine
Elevation AMSL919 ft / 280 m
Coordinates48°53′03″N 24°41′10″E / 48.88417°N 24.68611°E / 48.88417; 24.68611
Websiteifo.aero
Map
IFO is located in Ukraine
IFO
IFO
Location of airport in Ukraine
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 8,226 2,507 Concrete
Statistics (2017)
PassengersIncrease 110,600

OverviewEdit

Ivano-Frankivsk airport is an international airport and has maintained border and customs operations since 1992. The airport is located at the site of the former village of Opryshivtsi. Its traffic capacity is claimed to be 400 passengers per hour.[1] Officials have made efforts in the past to promote the airport and its relative proximity to the Bukovel ski area, Vorokhta and the Carpathian National Nature Park,[2] and other quiet, spectacular mountain environments.

It is a joint military-civil airfield. A second concrete runway, 6,325 ft (1,928 m) long, is now used by the military as a parking lot, and a large apron (located northwest of the civilian terminal) is still in use by the Ukrainian Air Force[3](the 114th tactical aviation brigade is based at the airfield and has Mig-29 fighter jets).[4]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

 
Interior of the airport
AirlinesDestinations
Ukraine International Airlines Kiev-Boryspil
Seasonal: Alicante,[5] Valencia[5]

StatisticsEdit

Year Passengers Change on previous year
2009 96,300
2010 30,520   68.3%
2011 116,000   280%
2012 31,700   72.7%
2013 24,900   21.5%
2014 25,200   1.2%
2015 3,261   87%
2016 98,100   2908.0%
2017 110,600   12.7%
2018 112,607   2.4%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ According to Ukrainebiz.com Archived 2006-08-08 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ (in Ukrainian) Національний природний парк „Карпатський”
  3. ^ See also Soviet Air Force history at http://www.ww2.dk/new/air%20force/regiment/iap/145iap.htm
  4. ^ "В Ивано-Франковске 17 июня летчики-истребители выполнят 16 вылетов на МиГ-29 – Минобороны". Транспортный бизнес. 2010-06-17. Retrieved 2010-06-28.
  5. ^ a b "Ukraine International Adds Ivano-Frankivsk – Spain Routes in S16". airlineroute. Retrieved 11 April 2016.

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