Poll kicks off for renaming Boryspil international airport
14:41, 30 June 2016

Poll kicks off for renaming Boryspil international airport

The voting campaign started June 29; voters can choose one of six options

14:41, 30 June 2016

Ukraine’s Infrastructure Ministry started the poll to learn the public opinion on the issue. The authority’s press service reported this at Facebook.

One can choose one of the following candidacies: the widely famous helicopter designer Ihor Sikorsky; Soviet-era aircraft designer Oleg Antonov; great Ukrainian artist of Polish origin Kazimierz Malewicz; poet and author of lyrics of Ukraine’s national anthem Pavlo Chubynsky; and Ukrainian warlord of the 18th century Ivan Mazepa.

Voters can also choose not to rename the airport and leave it as is.

In order to vote, a user has to log in via his/her Facebook account.

As of afternoon June 30, ‘Ihor Sikorsky’ option leads the way, with Mazepa and Malewicz coming second and third, respectively.

The vote will be running till July 15. 

Related: Boryspil International Airport ranked third among those in Eastern Europe

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