Donetsk Airport. Sergei Prokofiev
Donetsk Airport. Sergei Prokofiev

Donetsk Airport. Sergei Prokofiev (Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport). Official site.

Donetsk International Airport to them. Sergei Prokofiev - Ukrainian airport, which is currently not functioning. Previously served Donetsk, Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhia and Kharkiv region (total population represented regions - 6,5 million.).

26.05.2014 - the date of closing of the Donetsk airport State Aviation Service of Ukraine. As a result of active hostilities in the territory of the object, it was completely destroyed and became unsuitable for the production and reception of the aircraft.


In July, 1931 of the year issued a decree of the Stalin City Council, in which it was instructed to the department of municipal services and the land department to find the territory for the construction of an airport of civil aviation in the city of Stalino (the old name of Donetsk). The airport was given a name in honor of the city - Stalino, and in 1933, it already carried out the first passenger flight of Aeroflot in the direction of Starobelsk. In 1936, light aircraft U-2 were based at the site of the airfield. They were used for chemical work in the fields, sanitary, cargo-mail and sometimes passenger traffic.

In June 1941, the entire airport staff joined the Red Army. In 1944, after the release of the Donetsk region of the Nazi occupation, the institution resumed its work on the transport of goods, passengers and aerial chemical operations.

In 1952 here was created by a squadron of planes Li-2. In the early 1957 was opened a new terminal for passengers, the capacity of which is up to 100 people per hour.

Renaming the airport (and the city) to Donetsk happened in 1961 year.

In 1960-1970-ies. We are actively exploiting IL-18, An and An-10-24. From the airport Donetsk flying squads AN-2 for agricultural work in the countries of Central Asia and East Germany, what is a tremendous help in the development of agriculture.

In 1974 on the base airfield reconstruction of the runway. Installed new radio aids landing and takeoff, and in 1975 city opened a new terminal building, the capacity of which was 700 people per hour. With this update, the object of the transport infrastructure could take all types of aircraft without any exception of the time, which greatly increased the volume of passengers and cargo.

Donetsk airline among the first mastered flying aircraft of third generation Yak-42 and started to operate flights on them 1983 year.

In 1988-1989 years. engineering and flight personnel of the airline is actively helping the needy, victims of the Spitak earthquake.

With 1993 of Donetsk airline crews began to actively explore the international air lines on the Yak-42. International operations in 40 countries.

25.02.1998 was renamed the Donetsk state aviation company Donbass - Eastern Airlines of Ukraine. The company and its individual employees were repeatedly awarded various diplomas and titles from the Ministry of Transport of Ukraine.

In 2003 the company was reorganized on the airline "Donbassaero" and the airport, on the basis of which was created by the municipal property company under the name "International Airport Donetsk". With 2012, the object is named after Sergei Prokofiev - famous composer Soviet times.

In 2011, in preparation for the country's Euro-2012 the international airport of Donetsk has begun construction of a new terminal designed by Croatian experts.

26.07.2011 was the opening of the new runway (width 75 m, length 4000 m), and already after 2 of the day she began to serve flights. According to project data, the updated Donetsk airport was able to handle up to 5 millions of passengers per year - this is the second indicator of congestion among Ukrainian airports. The new runway can serve all without exception types of aircraft, including the An-225 “Mriya” - the world record holder in size and weight. There are plans to stay around the airport of the ultra-modern exhibition center, multimedia center and business city.

14.05.2012 - the opening of the airport in Donetsk seven-storey terminal with a capacity of 3100 people per hour.

24.12.2012, the - the launch of a new airport site Donetsk.

Reconstruction of an object in cost 3,5 times the calculated indices, it took $ 875 million.

2014-2015 events

26.05.2014 the Donetsk airport was closed due to an attempt to capture his supporters DNI. As a result of clashes at the airport in 2014-2015 years. All its buildings were completely destroyed.

13.01.2015 has collapsed control tower.

Basic data airport them. Sergei Prokofiev:

  • Airport Country: Ukraine.
  • The largest international airport east of Ukraine.
  • GMT time zone (summer / winter): + 3 / + 2.
  • Coordinates of the airport: longitude 37.74, latitude 48.07.
  • Geographical location: 10 kilometers north-west of the city of Donetsk.
  • The number of airport terminals: 1.

Donetsk Airport. Sergey Prokofiev (Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport). Official site:

Donetsk Airport. Sergei Prokofiev (Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport). Official sayt.2

Donetsk Airport. Sergei Prokofiev (Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport). Official sayt.2

Donetsk Airport. Sergei Prokofiev (Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport). Official sayt.3

Airport Codes:

  • IATA airport code: DOK.
  • ICAO airport code: UKCC.
  • Internal airport code: DNTs.

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