Boryspil International Airport (Ukrainian: Міжнародний аеропорт "Бориспіль") (IATA: KBP, ICAO: UKBB) is an international airport in Boryspil, 29 km (18 mi) east of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It is the country's largest airport, serving 65% of its passenger air traffic, including all its intercontinental flights and a majority of international flights. It is one of two passenger airports that serve Kiev along with the smaller Zhulyany Airport. Boryspil International Airport is a member of Airports Council International.
Boryspil airport is equipped with two runways, with the terminals occupying a centre-field location.
The eastern No. 1 runway (36R-18L) built in 2001 serves many international flights.
The No. 2 runway (36L-18R — the airport's western runway).
Cargo facilities are available at Boryspil airport and located close by is a large logistics centre operated by DHL and housing other logistics providers. The Ukrainian Post (Ukrposhta) is a major company operating at Boryspil, whilst the airport can provide cold storage and standard cargo transport.
Airport Location and Contact
Nearest Town or City
Borispil (5 km) Kyiv (29 km)
Airport’s Complete Name
Boryspil International Airport (Ukrainian: Міжнародний аеропорт "Бориспіль")
Elevation (ft and m)
130 m / 427 ft
Managing Company or Airport Authority
Management Contact Person
Pavel RYABIKIN General Manager
Open From (hours)
around the clock
Open To (hours)
around the clock
Description and Contacts of Key Companies
Key handling companies that operate in the Airport can be found by link: https://kbp.kiev.ua/en/partner/hendling/
For more information on airport contacts, please see the following link: HQ staff will input a link to section 4.5 Airport Companies Contact List here.
Information on some aviation service providers can be found at: http://www.azfreight.com/
Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator
Performance for 2016
Total Aircraft Movements
8 650 000
Total Capacity of the Airport (MT)
3 168 010
Current Activity of the Airport (MT)
Current use by Humanitarian Flights (UNHAS)
Capacity 100 000 tonnes (220 460,000lbs), Warehouse 5 000m² (53 819sq ft), Bonded Warehouse, Transit Zone, Aircraft Maintenance, Mechanical Handling, Heated Storage, Refrigerated Storage, Deep Freeze Storage, Mortuary, Fresh Meat Inspection, Health Officials, X-Ray Equipment, Security for Valuables, Dangerous Goods, Radioactive Goods, Very Large/Heavy Cargo, Express/Courier Centre, for Belly cargo Max weight 200kg (per parcel), Handling Equipment: High Loaders up to 7000kgs, forklifts up to 7000kgs
Both runways are in good condition
4000(m) X 60(m)
3500 (m) X 63 (m)
Airfield Data: 2 Runways, Fire Category 8
Navigational Aids: VOR-DME
Runway 1: Heading 18L/36R, 4 000m (13 123ft), 80/R/C/W/T, ICAO Cat. 1/3A, Aircraft size max: No Limit, ILS
Runway 2: Heading 18R/36L, 3 500m (11 482ft), 39/R/C/W/T, ICAO Cat. 1/2A, ILS
Boryspil International Airport is not equipped for helicopter landing/take off.
Largest Helicopter that can Land
Width and Length (m)
Airport Infrastructure Details
Boryspil International Airport has four operational terminals, one of which is a VIP terminal. The largely overcrowded domestic Terminal A was closed on 15 September 2011, in favour of transferring all domestic operations to Terminal B. The new, larger, Terminal D was opened on 28 May 2012.
As of June, 24th 2016, Terminal A, B and F are out of operation. By 2020, if all plans proceed, the airport should have a capacity of 18 million passengers per year.
JET A-1 fuel
Single Point Refueling
Air Starter Units
Ground Power (mobile)
Pax Transport to Airfield
Ground Handling Services
Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)
Base Operating Room
Parking Ramp Lighting
Approach & Runway Lights
Airport Operating Details
Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Bulk Cargo
Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Pallet
Total Aircraft Parking Area (m²)
Storage Area (m3 and MT)
Elevators / Hi Loaders
Max Capacity (MT)
The Customs in Boryspil International Airport works in accordance with International and Ukrainian low regulating Customs activity.
For more information on customs in Ukraine, please see the following link: 1.3 Customs Information here.
Cargo terminal characteristics
territory 14,580 m²;
9 storage areas;
Temporary storage total area (up to 90 day-long storage according to the Customs Code) 5,072 m²:
heated storage (temperature over +5C) - 2769 m², capacity 1772 pallet/cells or 531.6 tons;
non-heated storage 2303 m², capacity 914 pallet/cells or 274.2 tons.
capacity 2686 pallet/cells, 805.8 tons;
up-packaging area 1980 m² (protection against precipitations is available);
packaging area 980 m² (protection against precipitations is available);
cold storage with temperature conditions +2…+8C (4 units). Export shipments 190 cb. m., maximum doorways: H2m x W1.4m and Import shipments 170 cb. m., maximum doorways: H2m x W1.5m;
separate cold storage for cargos containing human remains - 30 cb. m.;
refrigerating chamber with temperature -18C (50 m³, doorway: 2m x 0.85m);
specialized storage for different classes of hazardous cargo (19 m², 25 m², 31 m², 12 m²);
specialized storage for radioactive hazardous cargo (7th class), 18 m²;
specialized storage for valuables, 18 m²;
special area for live animals short-term accommodation (fenced in, heated, ventilated);
fire alarm system at storages;
automated cargo inventory system;
specialized equipment for mechanized cargo handling (container loaders, forklifts with loading capacity of 1.5 - 7 tons, container dollies, trucks, lifting platforms, conveyor belts, hand loaders, tractors);
highly qualified, educated and certified personnel engaged in handling hazardous cargo and live animals.
Other facilities located on the Cargo terminal territory
Kyiv Customs authorities (Boryspil Airport Customs Station);
Sanitary and Quarantine station of Sanitary and Epidemiological Service;
Ecological control station;
Plants quarantine station;
Veterinary station of State Veterinary Control Department;
Representative offices (GAs) of the carriers and shipping agencies.
Cargo terminal operating hours
for carriers 24/7
for clients (cargo receipt/delivery) daily from 08:15 till 19:45 (lunch 13:00 - 14:00).
Updated navigation charges can be found by link below:
Aircraft Weight - MTOW (kg)
0 - 7,000
7,001 - 136,000
136,001 and over
Navigation (per journey) USD - $
Landing USD - $
Night Landing USD - $
Night Take-Off USD - $
Depends on handling company used
Fuel Service Charges
There are 5 commercial agencies that provide AC fuelling at Borispol International Airport.
Price per Litre USD - $
Cargo Terminal Charges
Updated cargo terminal rates can be found by link https://kbp.kiev.ua/en/partner/tarif/
The Airport territory is fully fenced and guarded with limited access points. Security system is organized using prox access cards, airport territory is divided to several zones of access. Borispol International Airport has its own ICAO certified air security training centre. Appropriate airport security staff have regular training in this centre.