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Odesa International Airport (Ukrainian: Міжнародний аеропорт «Одеса») (IATA: ODS, ICAO: UKOO) is an international airport of Odessa, the third largest city of Ukraine, located 7 km (4.3 mi) southwest from its city centre.

Odesa International Airport

Міжнародний аеропорт "Одеса"
The official logo of Odesa Intl Airport, Odesa, Ukraine.png
Новый терминал аэропорта Одесса.jpg
Summary
Airport typeMilitary/Public
ServesOdessa
LocationOdesa, Odesa Oblast, Ukraine
Focus city forUkraine International Airlines
Elevation AMSL172 ft / 52 m
Coordinates46°25′37″N 030°40′41″E / 46.42694°N 30.67806°E / 46.42694; 30.67806Coordinates: 46°25′37″N 030°40′41″E / 46.42694°N 30.67806°E / 46.42694; 30.67806
Websitewww.odessa.aero
Map
ODS is located in Ukraine
ODS
ODS
Location in Ukraine
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 553 1,814 Grass
16/34 2,800 9,186 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2018)
PassengersIncrease 1,446,500
Source:

Contents

FacilitiesEdit

The area of Odesa International airport is 570 hectares. Technical service of airport is based on 2800 square meters area and represented by 4 parking places to provide technical service to 4 planes simultaneously. European standards classify the airport as "class 1".[1] The airport has ILS CAT I status.

The airport's runways either were or are co-used by the Ukrainian Air Force.

HistoryEdit

The airport was built in 1961.

In May 2007, the airport started construction work that includes extending the main runway. In 2009, it served 651,000 passengers.

On 8 June 2012, builders started to prepare the land on which the new terminal will be built. The area of the new terminal will be 26,000 square meters, have the capacity for 1000 passengers per hour (1.5–2 million passengers per year), will have 16 check-in desks, 4 telescopic gangways, and the number of bus pick-up points will be increased from 2 to 5. The construction of the new terminal was planned to be completed by the end of 2013, however, due to extensive delays, has been opened for arrivals on April 15, 2017.[2] It will serve both international and domestic flights. The estimated cost of the work is around 45–60 million . Airport Consulting Vienna company has developed a master plan, business plan and evaluation of the technical concept of the airport. The chief designer of the project is a Spanish company Ineco.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

 
Apron overview
AirlinesDestinations
airBaltic Seasonal: Riga
Arkia Seasonal charter: Tel Aviv[3]
AtlasGlobal Ukraine Istanbul[4]
Austrian Airlines Vienna
Azur Air Ukraine Seasonal charter: Antalya,[5] Sharm El Sheikh[5]
Belavia Minsk
Bulgaria Air Sofia
Buta Airways Baku[6]
Czech Airlines Seasonal: Prague
Ellinair Seasonal: Thessaloniki
Ernest Airlines Seasonal: Rome–Fiumicino[7]
flydubai Dubai–International
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw–Chopin
Motor Sich Airlines Kiev-Zhuliany
Nordica Seasonal: Tallinn (ends 26 October 2019)[8]
Onur Air Istanbul
Ryanair Berlin–Tegel (begins 28 October 2019),[9] Budapest (begins 29 October 2019), Gdańsk (begins 29 October 2019)[10] Katowice (begins 29 October 2019),[11] Kraków, Poznan (begins 30 October 2019), Wrocław (begins 29 October 2019)
SkyUp[12] Seasonal: Barcelona,[13] Kharkiv, Kiev–Boryspil,[14] Kutaisi,[13] Rimini,[13] Yerevan[13]
Seasonal charter: Antalya,[15] Sharm El Sheikh,[15] Tivat[15]
Sun d'Or Seasonal: Tel Aviv[16]
TAROM Bucharest[17]
Turkish Airlines Istanbul[18]
Ukraine International Airlines Istanbul, Kiev–Boryspil, Tel Aviv
Seasonal: Vilnius, Yerevan
Seasonal charter: Antalya,[19] Sharm El Sheikh[19]
Wizz AirBerlin-Schönefeld (begins 2 November 2019), Bratislava (begins 3 November 2019)[20], Budapest (begins 2 November 2019), Gdańsk (begins 2 November 2019), Katowice (begins 2 November 2019), Wrocław (begins 1 November 2019)

StatisticsEdit

Year Passengers Change on previous year Odessa International Airport Passenger Totals 2001–2018 (in millions)
2001 117,000
 
2002 0132,000  012.8%
2003 0260,000  097.0%
2004 0307,000  018.1%
2005 0343,000  011.7%
2006 0465,100  035.6%
2007 0527,400  013.4%
2008 0787,000  049.2%
2009 0651,000  017.3%
2010 0707,100  008.6%
2011 0824,300  017.0%
2012 0907,600  010.1%
2013 1,069,100  017.8%
2014 0863,900  019.2%
2015 0949,100  009.8%
2016 1,033,560  008.9%
2017 1,230,000  018.3%
2018 1,446,500  017.7%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ukraine travel guide dompavlov.com – Odessa International Airport Archived 2011-11-11 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "New terminal launched at Odesa airport - Russian aviation news". Russian Aviation Insider. 2017-04-19. Retrieved 2018-06-09.
  3. ^ Liu, Jim (3 June 2019). "Arkia adds Odessa charters in S19". Routesonline. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  4. ^ Liu, Jim (5 September 2018). "AtlasGlobal Ukraine adds Istanbul – Odessa from Nov 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Flights". anextour.com.ua.
  6. ^ "Buta Airways to launch flights to Odessa and Kharkiv". azernews.az. 18 January 2019.
  7. ^ Liu, Jim (9 May 2019). "Ernest Airlines adds Rome – Odessa from April 2019". Routesonline. Retrieved 9 May 2019.
  8. ^ majandus24.postimees.ee (Estonian)
  9. ^ "Winter timetable 2019/2020: Ryanair with new routes from Tegel and Nuremberg". flug.check24.de. 29 March 2019.
  10. ^ https://centreforaviation.com/news/ryanair-to-launch-gdansk-odessa-service-896533
  11. ^ "Ryanair. 4 new routes from Poland to Ukraine". kronika24.pl. 29 March 2019.
  12. ^ "SkyUp". skyup.aero.
  13. ^ a b c d "SkyUp launches four new international flights from Odesa". ukrinform.net. 18 March 2019.
  14. ^ Liu, Jim (20 February 2019). "SkyUp Airlines updates S19 network expansion". Routesonline.
  15. ^ a b c "freight monitor". online.joinup.ua. 9 July 2018.
  16. ^ Liu, Jim (7 February 2017). "Sun d'Or plans additional routes for S17". Routesonline. Routesonline. Retrieved 7 February 2017.
  17. ^ Liu, Jim (2 August 2018). "Tarom adds Odessa / Tbilisi from Sep 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  18. ^ "Istanbul New Airport Transition Delayed Until April 5, 2019 (At The Earliest)".
  19. ^ a b "Charter flights timetable". flyuia.com. 30 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  20. ^ "Nová pravidelná letecká linka Wizz Air do Odesy na Ukrajine". Bratislava Airport. Retrieved 6 August 2019.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Odessa International Airport at Wikimedia Commons