Odesa International Airport is located 7 km (4.3 mi) southwest from the centre of Odessa, Ukraine, sometimes called "Odesa Central" .
It serves both domestic and international flights. Airport's runways either were or are co-used by the Ukrainian Air Force.
The airport was built in 1961. In 2009, the airport served 651,000 passengers.
In May 2007, the airport started construction work that includes extending the main runway. The airport has ILS CAT I statu