International airport “Kharkiv” summarized the results of its operation in August of the current year. The whole number of flights in that month was 464, among them 324 international and 140 domestic ones. Compared to August 2012 in 2013 the whole number of flights decreased by 17 % from 560 up to 464.

At the same time in 2013 the number of international flights increased from 321 up to 324.

In whole from January to August 2013 3 072 flights were operated from Kharkiv airport, a decrease of 8% compared to the same period of the previous year – 3 327. The number of international flights has not changed since August 2012 – 2 026, but the number of domestic flights decreased by 20% from 1 301 to 1 046.

The flight punctuality in August 2013 was 99,5%.

In August 2013 passenger traffic increased by 25% compared to August 2012, from 56 400 up to 70 300 passengers. Passenger flow on international destinations (62 700 passengers) is significantly greater than on domestic ones ( 7 600 passengers). In 2012 the rates were 47 200 (an increase of 33% in 2013) and 9 200 passengers (a decrease of 17%).

In whole from January to August 2013 International airport “Kharkiv” served 395 300 passengers, an increase of 20% compared to 2012. During 8 month of the current year 342 700 passengers used airport services on international flights, an increase of 20%, and 52 600 – on domestic ones, a decrease of 23%.

Traditional growth of international carriages is connected with holiday season and more intense interest of ukrainians to international tourism than in other months.