Cherkasy airport is to become Ukraine’s latest regional airport to reopen.

A $5 million airport and runway rehabilitation project will be completed this fall, said Oleksandr Skichko, head of  regional administration, tells Ukrinform, the state news agency. SkyUp has said it is interested in operating flights to Turkey and Egypt from the airport, which is located 160 km south of Kyiv Boryspil.