Uzhhorod International Airport, which is on the border with Slovakia, has to start working by the end of 2018. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko claimed this during the joint briefing with President of Slovakia Andrej Kiska.
‘Mr. President and I raised the issue of the early launch of the international airport "Uzhgorod". We agreed that we would boost the procedure of receiving the international approval documents. Minister of Infrastructure Omelyan informed that they have to be produced in the EU soon. I set a task that the first flight has to take place this year, which to connect Kyiv and Uzhhorod via air service,’ Poroshenko claimed.
In his turn, Andrej Kiska noted that the issue of opening the Uzhhorod airport receives priority, since the Kiev-Uzhhorod service is very important for Slovakia too.