Airport Zaporizhzhia served 177.5 thousand passengers in the first half of 2018, which is 34% higher than the result of the same period last year, the company informed.
From these, more than 130 thousand passengers (+34.6%) were served on international flights, 47 thousand passengers (+29.9%) on domestic flights.
The number of flights accepted at the airport in Zaporizhzhia in the period from January to June 2018 was 1475.
In June 2018, the airport served 23.9 thousand passengers, which is 32.7% less than in June 2017. 18.7 thousand passengers used international flights, 5.2 thousand passengers – internal flights. The number of flights serviced in Zaporizhzhia in June 2018 amounted to 183.
The reduction in June at the airport in Zaporizhzhia was explained by the repair work on the main artificial runway in the period from may 26 to June 14, 2018 inclusive. At this time, flights from the airport made only the airline “Motor Sich”, the planes of which are adapted for performance of takeoffs and landings from ground.