Havryshivka Vinnytsia International Airport

Міжнародний Аеропорт «Вінниця» (Гавришівка)
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Summary
Airport typeDefunct
ServesVinnytsia, Ukraine
LocationVinnytsia Oblast
Elevation AMSL297 m / 974 ft
Coordinates49°14′23″N 028°36′50″E / 49.23972°N 28.61389°E / 49.23972; 28.61389Coordinates: 49°14′23″N 028°36′50″E / 49.23972°N 28.61389°E / 49.23972; 28.61389
Websiteairvinnytsia.com
Map
VIN is located in Ukraine
VIN
VIN
Location of the airport in Ukraine
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 2,500 8,202 Concrete
Statistics (2018)
PassengersIncrease 60,873

Vinnytsia International Airport (Ukrainian: Міжнародний Аеропорт «Вінниця» (Гавришівка)) (IATA: VIN, ICAO: UKWW) was an airport located near the village of Havryshivka, serving the city of Vinnytsia in the Vinnytsia region of Ukraine.

The airport was home to the 456th Guards Transport Aviation Brigade of the Ukrainian Air Force.[1]

2022 missile strike

Main article: Vinnytsia missile strikes

The airport was damaged on 6 March 2022 when it was hit by eight Kh-101 cruise missiles launched from the territory of the Black Sea during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.[2][3][4]

Airlines and destinations

As of July 2020, there were no regular-scheduled services at the airport. It was used for irregular charter operations to destinations in Mediterranean, such as Montenegro, Egypt and Turkey. Around Rosh Hashanah, there were irregular charter flights to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel.[citation needed]

Statistics

Annual passenger traffic at VIN airport. See Wikidata query.
Year Passengers Change on previous year Flights Change on previous year
2015 9,800
2016 29,002 Increase0195.9% 442
2017 52,942[5] Increase082,5% 802 Increase081,4%
2018 60,873 Increase015% 1,344 Increase067,5%

Nearest airports

The nearest airports are located in Vinnytsia and in Bar, Ukraine. One of the main radars used to support the Vinnytsia International Airport operations is situated in Bar.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Vinnytsia/Gavryshivka (UKWW)". Scramble.nl. Retrieved 11 March 2022.
  2. ^ Creswell, Julie (8 March 2022). "Satellite imagery provides new details about an attack on an airport in western Ukraine". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 12 March 2022. Retrieved 11 March 2022. New radar satellite imagery of Vinnytsia Airport in western Ukraine collected on Monday shows damage to air traffic control towers and an aircraft
  3. ^ Orlova, Violeta (6 March 2022). "Аэропорт под Винницей полностью уничтожен - Зеленский" [Airport near Vinnitsa completely destroyed - Zelensky]. UNIAN (in Russian). Archived from the original on 6 March 2022. Retrieved 6 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Missile strikes on Vinnytsia airfield launched from Black Sea". ukrinform.net. 6 March 2022. Retrieved 20 September 2022.
  5. ^ SVV-Group. "Чотири країни, 50 тис. пасажирів, - аеропорт "Вінниця" нарощує потужності | iVin новини". i-vin.info. Retrieved 2018-01-17.