Kiev Boryspil Airport Terminals

Boryspil International Kyiv Airport was first opened in 1959 as a civilian passenger hub under the Soviet Union. It was named Kyiv – Tsentralny Airport. On July of the same year, its first scheduled flight set to Moscow and also to Leningrad (Saint Petersburg nowadays).

A new passenger terminal, Terminal B, was built and opened in 1965. The first international flights began to start in the 80s. It wasn’t until 1993 it was renamed as Boryspil State International Airport and officially began its international activity.

In the 00s, it became a major international transit hub in Eastern Europe, connecting many international flights from and to Europe, Asia and America. It also became the largest airport in Ukraine not only for its facilities, so as for its figures.

During the following years, Boryspil International Kyiv Airport underwent under major developments such as the expansion of Terminal B and the construction and completion of Terminal F in 2010 and Terminal D, which began to serve flights in 2012.

It is expected that by 2020, Boryspil International Kyiv Airport will be able to handle over 18 million passengers per year.

Transfer between terminals

All Airport terminals are located relatively close to each other except Terminal D, which is located southwest of Terminal B. There is an inter-terminal special shuttle bus which transfers passengers from any of the four terminals to the parking lots and ground transportation options (bus stands and taxi ranks). Frequency is of 5 up to 15 minutes during the day and of 3 minutes at night.

Terminal B

Terminal B is functional since 1965 and it currently hosts both domestic and international charter flights and domestic regular flights.

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Terminal C

Terminal C is just used for both business flights, private jets and VIP passengers.

Terminal D

Terminal D was inaugurated in 2012 and is the main international terminal.

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Terminal F

Terminal F opened its gates in 2010 in order to handle the crescent passenger traffic in the airport; however, in 2013, all flights were transferred to both Terminal B and Terminal D and nowadays it is just used as a cargo terminal closed to aircraft passengers.