Чайка

Orientation & Geography

Europe, Ukraine, Kyievo-Sviatoshynskyi district

Kiev Chaika Airfield (Ukrainian: Аеродром „Київ Чайка”, also given as Kiev West) is an airport in Ukraine located in Petropavlivs'ka Borshchahivka (Kiev-Sviatoshyn Raion), about 15 km (9 mi) west of Kiev. It is a general aviation airfield with Antonov An-2, An-28, and other single-engine aircraft. There is a paved 150 x 45 m tarmac ramp. Pope John Paul II used the facility for an open-air mass in 2001.