Nikolaev Airport
Nikolaev Airport

Nikolaev Airport (Mykolaiv Airport).

In the city of Nikolaev, Ukraine, is located the international airport Nikolaev. As the airport of civil aviation Nikolaev appeared in 1960 year. Prior to this, since 44-th year, it was operated as a military airfield. The location is near the village Balovnoe. Every year the number of flights and passengers increased, in connection with which the construction of a new runway began. The work was completed in 1975 year. Eight years later, a new terminal was built. Additionally, the airport was certified in accordance with the 3 category of ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization). Thus, Nikolaev turned into an airport of domestic airlines of the Soviet Union with the presence of all the rights of admission to the Tu-134 and similar classes.

Reconstruction of the old runway was carried out in 1989 year. Due to the repair work made possible the reception and service of aircraft: the Il-76, IL-62, 22-An and Tu-154. Three years later, Nicholas airport received international certificate and was able to serve the foreign aircraft.

At the moment, the airport Nikolaev fully prepared to work. It has all the basic facilities: a medical center, ticket office, baggage storage room, information, waiting room, shops, coffee shop and more. The main carriers are «Tavrey Airlines» and "UTair". It has a capacity of 400 passengers per hour and 45 aircraft per day.

airport Privatization

In April 2007 the city council decided to corporatized airport, followed by privatization. In early March, with the main task of the commission was established 2008 years - to privatize the utility, Nikolaev International Airport. Six months later, state administration began the process of reorganization of the municipal enterprise into an open joint stock company.

In mid-October 2010, the regional council of Nikolaev canceled its earlier decision to privatize the "Nikolaev Airport" enterprise. From the report of the deputy chairman of the Mykolayiv state regional administration Igor Katvalyuk, it turns out that because of the lack of investors and buyers, there is no sense in standing idle for the airport, since it does not develop and does not generate revenue. The final decision on the liquidation of the communal community was never accepted. In July 2011, Igor Dyatlov, the head of the regional council, said he would support the idea of ​​privatizing the airport only if he was provided with a well-developed development plan.

Basic data of the Nikolaev airport:

  • Airport country: Ukraine.
  • Nikolaev International Airport.
  • Airport founded: 1960.
  • GMT time zone (summer / winter): + 3 / + 2.
  • Airport coordinates: longitude 31.92, latitude 47.06.
  • Geographical location: 13 kilometers north-west of the city of Nikolaev.
  • Number of airport terminals: 1.


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Airport Codes:

  • IATA airport code: NLV.
  • ICAO airport code: UKON.
  • Internal airport code: НЛВ.


Contact details:

  • E. mail Airport: [email protected].
  • City airport management telephone: +380512439477.
  • The mailing address of the airport: Nikolaev-23, GA airport, 54023.
  • Airport Fax: +380512439389.




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