President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.
"The presidential plane with Hero of Ukraine Nadiia Savchenko has landed! Congratulations to Nadiia on returning to home soil!" Poroshenko wrote.
Savchenko's mother and sister have arrived at the airport to meet her. A huge number of journalists and concerned citizens have also gathered there.
Photos - Ihor Lutsenko's Facebook
Previously, the media reported that President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had pardoned convicted in Ukraine Russian citizens Alexander Aleksandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, and that they would be exchanged for Ukrainian pilot Nadiia Savchenko.
Later, Savchenko was reported to have left Rostov-on-Don for Kyiv in the presidential plane.
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