ODS Airport is located 7 km southwest of the city center of Odessa, directly on the Black Sea, and is accessible via motorway T1604 (Melnytska Steet).
With two runways and 1 million passengers in 2016, Odessa Airport is served by domestic and international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
The new 4-level Passenger Terminal - opened in early 2017 - replaced the old terminal, and all charter- and scheduled international flights were transferred to the new terminal.
The new Terminal covers an area of 29,000 sq.meters - 3.6 times larger than the current one (5,000 sq.m of which are intended for commercial use), have four jet bridges and is able to handle 12 flights simultaneously. The new apron will be able to handle larger aircraft. Once fully in service, the new terminal will be able to process 3 million passengers annually and reach a new level of service quality. A parking area for large-size aircraft is under construction.
In due course, the current old terminal is to be torn down.
- The ground level is divided between the Arrivals area with baggage retrieval and Customs, and the Departure area with check-in facilities.
- Level 1 is the service area and houses rental car counters and a large commercial space with other services & amenities, leading to security and passport checks
- Level 2 provides galleries to reach the jet bridges, as well as all other terminal areas.
- Level 3 houses the gate area
- Level 4 houses technical facilities
Amenities and services inside the new passenger terminal include a bank, ATM cash machines, currency exchange, cafes & bars, shops and duty-free stores, baggage wrapping and storage, a business meeting room and a hall for official delegations, a hotel (tel. +38 (0)4 82 393303), a medical service which also serves passengers with disabilities (tel. +38 (0)4 82 393353), and a travel agency. The information counter can be contacted at +38 (0)4 82 1506; baggage claim at +38 (0)4 82 393558; Customs at +38 (0)4 82 393559.
Airport Runway: The current old concrete runway may be replaced by a new one in 2017/18.
Transportation: The Atass bus runs between the airport and midtown Odessa. Taxi desks are located near the main entrance of the passenger terminal. Rental car agencies operate only from the city center.