Thursday, March 28, 2019

A new life of the Poltava airport

March 28, 2019 ( The first charter flight on the route Poltava - Sharm el-Sheikh was made by the new Ukrainian company SkyUp Airlines. The Boeing 737-700 with 149 passengers departed on March 26 at 13:10. Local authorities suggest that charter flights from Poltava will soon become regular. The first flight to Turkish Anatolia is scheduled for May 2.

Airport "Poltava" was built in the 50-60s of the twentieth century. The new passenger terminal was built in 1985. The airport is located 7 km south-west of Poltava, near the Kiev-Kharkov highway. The airport has a runway with a length of 2550 m and a width of 42 m, equipped with a light signaling system for landing aircraft. Poltava airport renewed its activity in 2018. 

Not long ago Poltava airport received international status and began to serve tourist charter flights.