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Lviv International Airport sees passenger numbers soar by 47% in 2018 as boom continues

Air travel gateway to western Ukraine experiencing record growth as Lviv's international profile continues to rise

The Business Week/UkraineInvest
Saturday, 15 December 2018 18:46

Ukraine’s airports are currently in the midst of an unprecedented growth period and Lviv International Airport is among the market leaders. The western Ukrainian air hub recently reported a 47.1% year-on-year increase in passenger numbers over the first eleven months of 2018 to reach a new total for the period of 1.468 million passengers.Meanwhile, flight numbers in Lviv have risen by 28%.

On the other side of Ukraine, Kharkiv International Airport has also posted strong growth figures for the January-November 2018 period. Passenger traffic climbed 19% year-on-year in the first eleven months of 2018, with the eastern Ukrainian airport servicing 884,000 passengers by the end of November. 

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