603,700 sq. km
Aeroflot Ukraine CAD domestic routes map, early 1970s
Cities & Airports
'The airways stretch over a distance of more than 20 thousand kilometers in the blue sky of Ukraine. Turbojet and turboprops Tu-104, Il-18, An-10, Il-14, IL-12, Li-2, and An-2 fly on these roads day and night.'...so starts this brochure...to continue about the industrial and agricultural development of Ukraine. Presenting the air routes and comparing the air travel times with the railway. ...'In 1961, 65 percent of aviation traffic in Ukraine was performed on airplanes with gas turbine engines. By the end of the seven-year period, the share of these traffic will increase to 90 percent.
The IL-14, IL-12, Li-2, AN-2, YAK-12, Morava, Mi-1 and Mi-4, Ka-15 and Ka-18 helicopters are widely used on local airlines in Ukraine. In the near future, instead of piston aircraft on local air lines, new An-24 and Tu-124 aircraft will appear.'. Beautiful description of flights to several local and USSR destinations.
16 pp, 111 x 220 mm, RU
''...Whether a person comes here on business or to rest by the sea - everyone is assured of seeing a lot of interesting and unusual in the land of the Ukraine." Large scale industrial and agricultural development, science and culture, historical context, monuments and heros...and of course the air routes, with by now an overall length of 90,000 km in Ukraine, all is described in this nicely illustrated Aviareklama brochure. Included is a double page route map and an advertising page of Aviaexport.
8 panels (16 pp), 100 x 220 mm, RU*
Aviareklama, late 1960s
*also in English
Airlines of the Ukraine
This brochure gives a general overview of the achievements of the Ukrainiain CAD. 'In the year of the 50th anniversary of Soviet Power, the Ukrainian airmen conveyed more than 7 million passengers and performed aerial spraying over more than 15 million hectares. The Ukrainian airmen were pioneers in mastering the new types of turbo-jets AN-10 and AN-24 and on their introduction into service.'...'members of the Borispol civil aviation unit are now mastering aa new type of aircraft, the TU-134 plane...This year the airmen of the Odessa civil aviation unit have begun test flights of a new Yak-40 aircraft.'
4 panels (8 pp), 110 x 222 mm, EN
12 pp, 230 x 221 mm, RU
12 pp, 200 x 186 mm, SP
8 panels (16 pp), 140 x 200 mm, GE
Folder with 9 postcards of Ukrainian airports: Chernivtsi, Donetsk, Kharkov, Kiev-Boryspil, Lugansk, Lviv, Odessa, Simferopol, Zaporizhzha. These postcards can also be found in the list with the respective airport.
1969 - 60,000
Air Routes of the Ukraine
1970 Calendar booklet with a page for each month. The lower half of each page is a postcard, the upper half shows a small photo with the month. The backside gives information about Aeroflot. All text and captions in Ukrainian, Russian and English.
28 pp with postcards, 148 x 215 mm, UK-RU-EN
Kiev, 1969 - 20,000
Timetable of Aircraft Movements, Summer 1948
This timetable shows the Ukrainian domestic flights and flights to other cities in the USSR for the 1948 summer season. The backcover shows a Lisunov 2 over the Dnieper (?) river with title 'Use Air Transport Services'.
4 panels (8 pp), 93 x 114 mm, RU
Ukrainian Civil Air Fleet Directorate
Postcard with an excellent map of Aeroflot's Ukrainian all-union and local flights network. Also artwork of Aeroflot's flag, Ilyushin 12P CCCP-L1390 flying overhead and the Spasskaya Tower of the Moscow Kremlin. On the backside it says: 'Save Time, Use Air Transport Services! Ukrainian Civil Air Fleet Directorate'. Undated, early 50's.
Знания та Праця (Knowledge and Work) № 2, 1963
Kiev, 1963 - 43,000
'Людина, Лiтак, Ракета'
'Man, Aircraft, Rocket'
back of frontcover
авiацiйний транспорт перетвориться у масовий вид перевезення пасажирiв, охопить усi райони краïни.
Швидко розвиватиметься далi найновiша реактивна технiка, насамперед у галузi повiтряного транспорту, а також для освоення космiчного простору.
З програми комунiстичноi партii радянського союзу
Aviation transport transformed into a massive kind of passenger transport, covering all parts of the country.
Quickly developing newer jet technology, especially in the field of air transport, as well as in the development of outer space.
From the Communist Party program of the Soviet Union
Черкассы - Cherkassy
Черновцы - Chernivtsi
Днепропетровск - Dnipropetrovsk
Timetable Summer 1991
This 4-page timetable, valid from 1 June until 30 September 1991, is part of an information and advertising appendix to the newspaper 'Pridneprovsky Highway'. The appendix also contains bus, boat and train timetables. Aircraft in use are An-24, L-410, Tu-134, Tu-154, Yak-40 & Yak-42.
16 pp, 142 x 200 mm, RU
Dnepropetrovsk, 1991 - 20,000
Донецьк - Donetsk
Large photobook with several views from Donetsk Airport.
228 pp plus fold-out, 265 x 327 mm, RU
Donetsk Book Publishing House
Donetsk, 1962 - 20,000
Ивано-Франковск - Ivano-Frankivsk
Керчь - Kerch
Харьков - Kharkov
Use Air Transport for Cargo Transportation!
Information leaflet about lowered tariffs for transport of baggage, mail, parcels and cargo from Kharkov to other cities in the Soviet Union. 'With the collective farms the airport concludes contracts for the transportation of fruits and vegetables. When sending such cargoes more than 2 tons, for the accompanying person a free flight ticket is provided along with the cargo and return flights'. The backside shows the tariffs for passengers, luggage, mail, parcels and cargo from Kharkov to many cities in the USSR.
2 pp, 216 x 299 mm, RU
Kharkov Agency for Air Transport Communcation, 1961 - 4000
Timetable of movements of passenger and express trains, buses and aircraft, valid from May 1966
Contains the timetable for Kharkov airport, valid 15 May until 14 November 1966 (12 pp). Aircraft types in use are Li-2, Il-14, An-24, An-10, An-10A, Il-18 and Tu-124.
84 pp, 110 x 144 mm, RU
Publishing House 'Transport'
Kharkov, 1966 - 50,000
Information card on where to buy Aeroflot tickets in Kharkov. With all addresses and phone numbers. 'Preliminary sale of tickets 10 days before the flight'. Purchase tickets in time!'
undated - 50,000
Excellent large photobook with several views from Kharkov Airport.
256 pp plus dustjacket, 260 x 330 mm, UKR
Kharkiv Book Publishing House
Kharkov, 1960 - 30,000
This photobook contains two photos of Kharkov Airport. The first picture shows Tu-134A 'CCCP-65752', the second shows a Tu-134 on take-off. Tu-134s were produced at the Kharkov Aircraft Factory.
214 pp, 225 x 277 mm, UKR - RU
Kiev 'Art' Publishing House
Kiev, 1981 - 28,000
Three movies from Kharkov airport in the 70's:
- a Saturday in April 1970
- Summer 1974
Херсон - Kherson
This photobook contains a photo from passengers boarding An-10A 'CCCP-11215' at Kherson Airport. This An-10A started its career in February 1961. Over 11 years later, on 18 May 1972, it was operating on flight AFL1491 from Moscow-Vnukovo to Kharkov. During descent, structural failure caused a fatal crash. The aircraft had logged 15485 flight hours and 11106 cycles. Aeroflot ceased all Antonov 10 operations following this accident.
192 pp, 278 x 224, UKR - RU
Kiev 'Art' Publishing House
Kiev, 1975 - 35,000