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Airport in Kharkov - information for tourists

Hrk Airport is an international airport in Kharkiv, the construction of which began in 1951. The grand opening took place in 1954. on the day of the reunification of Russia with Ukraine. The complex is located in the historical part of the city - Osnova, therefore the air hub itself is often called Osnova. The airport’s revival time is preparation for Euro 2012 when a new terminal was built, which has a throughput of 1600pas / hour.

Airport terminals in Kharkiv

The complex is located 12km south of the city center, it is considered the largest airport in eastern Ukraine. He is ready to accept Airbus A320 and A321, Boeing 757 and 737 and lighter aircraft, including the Boeing 767, Airbus A330, AN-124, but with slight restrictions.

The following terminals operate at the airport:

  • Main terminal A

Located in a new building designed for Euro 2012. Every year it receives more than 370 thousand people. The terminal is divided into 2 parts - for domestic (2 control points) and international airlines (5 control points, including 2 telescopic traps).

Equipped with 18 racks for passenger registration, capable of serving up to 650l / h. The terminal area of Kharkiv international airport is 20 thousand m2. Here is the border and vehicle, air security control, left-luggage offices, devices and appliances for the disabled, shops, lounge areas, banks, cafes and Duty-Free.

  • VIP

After reconstruction and modernization, it occupies the old terminal building (to the right of terminal “A”). The room was completely redone for the new terminal to provide VIP services to the first persons of the state, businessmen and other important persons. The area is 2 thousand m2, and the throughput of the aero-point is 250l / h. The terminal received 1 counter for passenger registration and 2 boarding gates. The terminal retained the Soviet-style. On its territory operates the restaurant "Flight", reminiscent of the 50s.

  • Cargo terminal

It was erected in the 70s, but in the 90s it fell into disrepair, and at that time Ukraine did not have money to repair finances. It was restored in February 2014. The area is 1.1 thousand m2, and the throughput is 10t / h.

On the territory of the airport, there is parking for 503 places, there are 2 charges for electric vehicles. You do not need to reserve parking places, almost always available. Free entry by car is allowed - up to 15 minutes, but not more than 1 entry per day.

Baggage storage and packaging

Kharkiv has a modern baggage service system - BHS. She is ready to process 960 units. b / h in international flights, as well as 600 units. b / h as part of domestic flights. The main advantage of packing is the design mobility. You can expand the system, create additional check-in points, arrival terminals at the airport.

Online scoreboard

The leading operator for the aviation industry RESA is responsible for the full integration and delivery of information technology solutions at the main terminal A. You can clarify the map of departure of aircraft, the schedule can be in the online arrival board at hrk.aero/arrival or in the online departure board at hrk.aero/departure. It records the flight number and status, flight data for yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Airport Development Prospects

In terms of future modernization and reconstruction of the international airport in Kharkiv, Hrk Airport is the restructuring of the aircraft hangar at terminal C, from which domestic flights will be operated. They plan to begin building a gallery that could connect the existing terminal A with the new C from the platform.

If you are often in Kharkiv on business trips, plan to visit the first capital of Ukraine for the weekend, do not forget to rent a BLS company in Kharkiv. This will allow you not to depend on the work of public transport, catch a trip to visit the sights of the city and solve all business issues. For a small fee, the company will add GPS, a baby car seat and Wi-Fi Internet to the cabin.

The entire fleet of BLS passes scheduled maintenance on time, checking after each client, will be converted to rubber by season. The price already includes insurance of civil defense and hull insurance. At the car rental site, you can see a list of basic and free options that are regularly updated.