In December 2018, passenger traffic of Kharkiv International Airport amounted to 78.6 thousand passengers. It is 30% more than the figure for December of last year — then it reached 60.5 thousand people. International passenger traffic of the month has grown even more significantly, it amounted to 60.3 thousand people, which is 37% more than at the same period last year.

The most popular destinations in the Pre New Year’s month were Sharm El Sheikh (SkyUp, Windrose, Azur Air Ukraine, UIA, Bravo Airways), Kyiv (UIA), Istanbul (Turkish Airlines, Pegasus), Warsaw (LOT) and Vienna (Wizz Air). The capital of Austria entered the top 5 immediately after the opening of flights on November 25.

Monthly passenger traffic

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Number of departures per month

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Passenger traffic for the year


Number of departures for the year

international2 7813 13913%
domestic1 6061 514-6%
total4 3874 6536%

For the entire year, 962.5 thousand people used the airport services — 15% more than in 2017. It is primarily due to the expansion of the route map. In 2018, were opened regular flights to London, Vienna, Dortmund, Katowice, Gdansk and Wroclaw, as well as the seasonal flights to Tbilisi, Batumi, Milan, Barcelona, Rimini and Burgas. All together 12 new directions.

The most popular flights for the year were Istanbul, Kyiv, Antalya, Sharm El Sheikh, Warsaw, Tel Aviv, Minsk, Dortmund, Katowice, and Tivat.

For the year, the airport served 962.5 thousand people.