Kharkiv International Airport Takes Second Place among Ukraine’s Regional Airports

In May 2021, Kharkiv International Airport served 95.9 thousand passengers. That helped it take third place among Ukraine’s airports and second place among regional airports in terms of passenger traffic. According to the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine, 1.16 million people used the services of Ukraine’s airports in May. Boryspil International Airport got the largest [...]


On 16 June, the government of Ukraine cancelled mandatory self-isolation for Ukrainian citizens who return from abroad. The rules will apply as long as Ukraine falls within the ‘green’ quarantine zone. Foreigners still need to produce one of three documents to cross the border: a negative PCR test result, a rapid test result, or a [...]

Results of Kharkiv Airport in May: Passenger Traffic Recovered by 84%

In May 2021, passenger traffic of International Airport Kharkiv reached 95,900 which accounts for 84% of the same indicator as of 2019. Every month, the airport is getting closer to the pre-quarantine indicators: airlines launch new routes, and several countries lift restrictions. Last May, domestic and international flights were banned, so we compare the stats [...]


On 7 June, the government of Ukraine changed the border crossing rules for foreigners and Ukrainians. From now on, besides a negative PCR test result, you can produce a rapid test result or a vaccination certificate to enter Ukraine. New entry rules for foreigners What documents should you have on hand? When crossing Ukraine’s border, [...]

WizzAir launches new scheduled flights from Kharkiv to Rome

Starting 18 July, WizzAir will start carrying flights from Kharkiv to Rome, Italy (Fiumicino airport). Scheduled on Wednesdays and Sundays, the trips will take 3 hours and 15 minutes. No-luggage one-way tickets on this route are starting at UAH 999. Also, they are already available for purchase on the airline's and airport's websites as well [...]

Kharkiv Airport’s Results in April: New and Resumed Destinations

In April 2021, 59.2 thousand passengers used Kharkiv International Airport’s services. International and domestic passenger traffics amounted to 53.3 thousand and 5.9 thousand people, respectively. We managed to restore 64% of the total and 71% of international passenger traffic we had before the quarantine in 2019. To recap, airlines did not operate flights due to [...]

Kharkiv International Airport’s March results: passenger traffic up

Kharkiv International Airport's passenger traffic rose by 2% year-on-year in March 2021 to 54,900 people. It was the first increase registered since the quarantine was imposed: 48,600 passengers used international flights, 6% up from 45,800 in March 2020; meanwhile, domestic flights carried 6,300 passengers against 7,800 over the same month last year. Monthly passenger traffic [...]

Kharkiv International Airport becomes a SafeTravels Contest 2020 winner

Kharkiv International Airport has been awarded a SafeTravels sign, a proof of its safety as a tourist location and compliance with global safety protocols and hygiene standards.   SafeTravels is an international initiative with participants in multiple countries of the world. Its purpose is to promote safe tourism in the COVID-19 conditions and decrease the pandemic's [...]

New Rules for Entering Ukraine: FAQ

New rules for crossing the border of Ukraine have been in force since 24 March 2021. Countries are no longer divided into ‘red’ and ‘green’ zones. Passengers are now subject to the same rules, regardless of the country of departure. Entry rules for foreigners What do I need to bring with me? When crossing the [...]

Mandatory Testing: New Requirements for Entering Ukraine

On 22 March, the Government of Ukraine passed a resolution requiring all individuals who enter Ukraine to produce a negative PCR test. Ukrainians who arrive from abroad have an option to self-isolate for 14 days.  Restrictions for Ukrainians Citizens of Ukraine who arrive from abroad are required to produce a negative PCR test being taken [...]