Kolesnikov opens new terminal at Kyiv Airport
May 17, 2012, 4:48 p.m. | Kyiv
— by Interfax-Ukraine
Ukrainian Vice Premier and Infrastructure Minister Borys Kolesnikov opened a new terminal at the Kyiv Airport (Zhuliany) on May 17.
According to an Interfax-Ukraine reporter, the terminal is equipped with modern equipment for checking in passengers and luggage, and a modern security control system.
A press release, which was distributed to journalists at the ceremony, reads that the budget of the terminal and development of the territory near it, as well as its boiler room and communications amounts to UAH 340 million. A total of UAH 400 million was invested into the project.
The terminal has a special hall 1,500 square meters in area for business class and VIP passengers.
The terminal was initially designed to service 320 departure passengers per hour, but in the process of construction its capacity was increased to 500 passengers per hour.
In addition, the airport's Board Chair Denys Kostrzhevsky said at the ceremony that one more terminal, for domestic flights, would be constructed in future.