Kiev Boryspil (KBP) Airport
Kiev Boryspil KBP Airport Overview
KBP Airport is only 6 km west of Boryspil, and 29 km east of the City of Kiev, Ukraine's largest city, and is accessible via motorway M03.
With two runways and exceeding 8 million passengers a year prior to political unrest (resulting in a 13 percent downturn for year 2014), the Airport is served by national and international airlines with direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
NOTICES: Check-in starts two hours prior to scheduled airline departure and ends 4 minutes before. For Customs inquiry, you can call +38(0)44 281-7379. The passenger hotline is 281-73-08.
Both Ukrainian and EU citizens go through the same check points for passport formalities.
Both domestic & international passengers who need to transfer will use the same facility, waiting for their turn at door marked "Transit & Transfer Passengers.
A smaller low-cost UP plane to Tel Aviv, Israel, was launched by EL AL and operates as its 'UP' brand.
International Arrivals at Boryspil Airport will need to go through Passport check and - if your bag contains goods subject to customs clearance - to through Customs. If transferring to a domestic flight within the Ukraine - your bags will be transferred. If connecting to an international flight, proceed to the check-in counter by following the 'Transfer' sign; at the transfer counter you will be directed to pass through formalitites. thereafter, shuttles will take you to your connecting terminal's airside (post-security).
Boryspil Airport operates under hightened security.
On-Airport 'Hotel Boryspil' (tel. +380 44 281 7105 /fax 7953) is a 3-star hotel with conference facilities - situated close to Terminal D. It now serves an open buffet breakfast between 4 & 10am.
The passenger terminal complex at Boryspil International Airport consists of four passenger terminals - TB, TC*, & TF are close to each other, located north of new TD (with the Boryspil Hotel in between). While TD is southwest of TB, the parking structures and the hotel are situated in between: The inter-terminal shuttle buses (green) connects all terminals, parking facilities, bus stops and taxi stands, running daily every 5-15 minutes at day time, every 3 mins at night . All airport signs are both in Ukrainian & English.
Note that the Business Lounges now serve hot meals and healthy fare; menu changes weekly.
* Terminal C for VIP passengers and business jets has 2 levels and offers recreation rooms, communication services, bankquet rooms, press conference room, with a high level of services.
Terminal B with two levels now handles both domestic & international flights, as well as former Terminal F's charters & low-cost flights.
Level 1 is divided between Arrivals & Departures.
- The Arrivals area houses the baggage claim, ATM cash machine, desks for hotels, transportation VIP services, with more concessions to the right and access to level 2.
- The Departure area houses the check-in facilities with an internet cafe, and access to level 2 with separate U.S.security check and the boarding area.
Level 2 is the boarding area housing security check and access to duty-free stores, VIP section, waiting halls for gates B8-B1, and (at opposite side) gates B9-11 - with nearby access to the Business lounge. The Skybus station is outside, near the right corner.
New Terminal D is largest terminal (completely ADA-accessible) - handling only domestic flights. It houses 60 check-in desks, 6 web-check-in desks & 11 fixed airbrides with automated docking system. The automated baggage handling system has a capacity of 3,000 bags per hour.
Level 1 is the Arrivals/ baggage claim level with Customs, banking facilities. To the right of this level arivals gates 12-16 and the VIP business lounge.
Level 2 is the boarding area - accessed from level 3 - with passport control in the center. It houses gates 1-11 (near gate 11 is a restaurant),
Level 3 houses 3 rows of check-in counters, baggage wrap, press, & cash machines, followed by security check, passport conrol and access to the boarding area on level 2. Level 3 also offers duty-free shops, cafes & restaurants (at gate areas).
A VIP Business Lounge is on level 1, near gate 16.
Terminal F: TF is a small terminal adjacent to TC - intended for charters & low-cost flights - and has 2 levels:
Level 1 serves both Arrivals & Departures - each with its relevant facilities:
- The Arrivals level of TFhouses the baggage claim and customs area, with access thereafter to the Arrivals Hall with ATM cash machine, hotel & airline desks, SkyTaxi,a restaurant, and exit to transportation outside.
- The Departure level of TF houses banking facility, air plane ticket counter, baggage wrap, first aid, Lufthansa self-check-in, lost & found, some stores, duty-free area, restaurants.
Level 2 houses Security Control and Passport Checks, with access to duty-free and other stores, restaurants, and the waiting area for both gates F5-7 (right) and gates 1 & 2 (left.
A VIP Business Lounge is in the secure area (south of gate F7).
- Website for Kiev Boryspil: http://kbp.aero/en/
- Phone: +38 (0)44 393 4371 / 0 800 300 711