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It has been inaugurated a new terminal of the Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport
12.04.2012 | 15:04
Press Service of the Ministry of Infrastructure

On April 12, a new terminal of the International airport "Lviv" named after Danylo Galyckyi put into operation. The inauguration of the terminal was attended by President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, vice Prime Minister of Ukraine - Minister of Infrastructure Borys Kolesnikov, the head of Lviv regional state administration Mykhailo Kostyuk and UEFA president Michel Platini.

The new terminal, the total area of 48,320 m2, was started to build in September 2009 within the preparation for football championship Euro-2012. Built terminal has six jet passenger boarding bridge that can simultaneously take two aircraft like Boeing-767 and four Boeing-737 class. The terminal has 29 check-in counters, 18 passport control desks, 9 control points for aviation safety.

In addition, the new terminal includes VIP boxes for the passengers of domestic and international flights, the Duty Free with a spacious glass gallery. In general, the commercial component of the terminal will occupy 2932 m2; airline offices will accommodate 682.4 m2.

There are 25 parking slots for buses and for cars - 1100 parking slots. The total cost of the construction of the terminal - 1826.15 million UAH.

The new airport building of the Lviv International Airport met with international architectural, construction and technical standards and requirements of the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) and the recommendations of international transport association IATA (International Air Transport Association).

The reconstruction the Lviv Airport, the largest in Western Ukraine in passenger traffic and route network, allowed increasing capacity to 2,000 passengers per hour, which meets the requirements of UEFA.

During Euro 2012 the new airport terminal will serve international flights, and reconstructed terminal, built in 1955 internal flights. It is expected that during the tournament airport served about 49 000 participants of the championship and fans.

 

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