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.
Міжнародний аеропорт "Івано-Франківськ"
|Location||Ivano-Frankivsk, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine|
|Elevation AMSL||919 ft / 280 m|
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. 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, 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(the 114th tactical aviation brigade is based at the airfield and has Mig-29 fighter jets).
Airlines and destinationsEdit
The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at the airport:
|Ukraine International Airlines|| Kiev–Boryspil |
|Windrose Airlines||Dnipropetrovsk, Kiev–Boryspil |
|Year||Passengers||Change on previous year|
- According to Ukrainebiz.com Archived 2006-08-08 at the Wayback Machine
- (in Ukrainian) Національний природний парк „Карпатський”
- See also Soviet Air Force history at http://www.ww2.dk/new/air%20force/regiment/iap/145iap.htm
- "В Ивано-Франковске 17 июня летчики-истребители выполнят 16 вылетов на МиГ-29 – Минобороны". Транспортный бизнес. 2010-06-17. Retrieved 2010-06-28.
Media related to Ivano-Frankivsk Airport at Wikimedia Commons
- Ivano-Frankivsk International Airport
- Airport information for UKLI at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
- (in Russian) Airport data
- Кий авіа: Airport directory
- (US) National Weather Service: current weather observations at UKLI/IFO
- (in Ukrainian) Updated weather forecasts
- Aviation Safety: Accident history for UKLI
- Airliners.net: Caption of Ivano-Frankivsk passenger terminal
- (in Ukrainian) “Anti-monopoly Committee” about Ivano-Frankivsk Airport's and oblast's policies