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You're reading: Kharkiv airport ups passenger transportation by 61% in January-June 2012

Kharkiv International Airport in January-June 2012 increased passenger traffic by 61% compared to the corresponding period of 2011, to 223,300 people.

The press service of DCH, which through New Systems AM manages the airport, told Interfax-Ukraine that the number of flights at the airport in the period grew by 26%, to 2,273.

As reported, Kharkiv International Airport from June 8 to June 18 during Euro 2012 serviced 750 departures and arrivals with 52,500 passengers, which was an increase in departures and arrivals of three times, and a rise in passenger flows of 4.5 times compared to normal figures during similar period of time.

Kharkiv airport has a runway 2,220 meters long and 50 meters wide, and two passenger terminals with capacities of 100 and 650 passengers per hour respectively.

DCH was created on the basis of assets under the name of UkrSibbank Group after two partners of the group (Oleksandr Yaroslavsky and Ernest Haliyev) decided to separate their assets.

The group has assets in the spheres of industry, finance, construction and related sectors such as construction materials and development.

Among the assets controlled by DCH are construction and developing assets, the Kharkiv-based Metalist Football Club, and Kharkiv Airport.

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