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 Moscow Vnukovo Airport

Moscow Vnukovo Airport – Moscows 3rd Gateway

On among the three major airports in the capital of Russia, Moscow, the Moscow Vnukovo Airport is the closest of all three airports and is around 28 km from the city center. At an elevation of 209 meters above mean seal level, the Moscow Vnukovo Airport has 2 concrete runways measuring 3,060 meters each. It is a public airport operated by JSC 'Vnukovo Airport' and serves as hub for Gazpromavia I-Fly, Orenair, Transaero, UTair Aviation, Yakutia Airlines and Pobeda. The airport recorded 11.18 million passengers in the year 2013 making it the he 4th-busiest airport in Russia and post-Soviet states. A dual runway airport, Moscow Vnukovo Airport currently has two terminals wherein Terminal B is used for international flights and Terminal A is used for both domestic as well as international flights and have the total capacity of managing 10,100 passengers per hour. Among all the three airports that serve Moscow, Vnukovo Airport is the highest; hence it often serves as an alternate airport in case of fog.

History

The airport has been operational since 1937 and is the oldest airport in Moscow. The airport was officially inaugurated on 1 July 1941 and was used as a military airport till Great Patriotic War. The airport began civil services 15 September 1956 and the first flight was bound for Irkutsk via Omsk. The airport was expanded in 1980 as because of the 22nd Summer Olympic Games. A massive strategic renovation at the airport began in 2003 and the airport got a new terminal and a new rail link. At present, Moscow Vnukovo Airport is Europe's busiest airport for international flights by larger private planes. The airport is being currently expanded to make it a highly competitive airport in the country.

Fleet

Aeroflot, airBaltic, Centre-South, flydubai, Gazpromavia, Georgian Airways, Grozny Avia, Motor Sich Airlines, Severstal Air Company, Turkish Airlines, Vologda Aviation Enterprise and Yakutia Airlines are the major passenger airline companies that operate domestic as well as international flights to and from the Moscow Vnukovo Airport. ATRAN, Grizodubova Air Company, Turkish Airlines Cargo and UPS Airlines currently fly cargo airlines from the airport.

Awards

The Moscow Vnukovo Airport has not received any awards till date for its outstanding contribution towards the civil aviation sector of the country.

Routes and Destinations

At present Rostov-on-Don, St. Petersburg, Kiev, Dubai, Nukus, Grozny, Berlin, Frankfutr, Tehran, London, Paris, Milan, Miami, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Venice, Phuket, Los Angeles, Budapest, Verona, Barcelona, Arkhangelsk, Voronezh and Prague are some of the many domestic as well as international destinations currently connected to the Moscow Vnukovo Airport.

 

Why Fly Through This Airport

How to Check-in

Inline check-in option is the most preferred mode of check-in which is offered by most of the airline operating to from the Moscow Vnukovo Airport. Generally web check-in can be done from 24 hours up to 2 hours before departure of flight and allows the passengers to print their boarding pass. If you are planning for counter check-in then examine your flight ticket which mentions the check-in terminal you have to go to for check-in. Due to strict security measures, passengers are requested to arrive at the airport 3 hours before departure of international flight and 2 hours in case of domestic departure.

Baggage Allowance

As a policy followed d by most of the airports around the world, passengers are not allowed to check-in bag which weighs more than 32 kg. To avoid any confusion at the airport, please speak to your airline regarding details of restricted baggage before leaving for the airport. For the assistance of the passengers, the airport has baggage locked which can be taken by paying 50 rubles per day for a small and 100 rubles per day for a large suitcase. As cabin luggage, passengers are usually allowed to carry anywhere between 5 kg to 12 kg and this limit may increase or decrease, depending upon the class of travel and destination you are travelling to. Charge will be levied in case you are travelling with excess luggage.

Seating

Please confirm with your airline if they offer the facility of pre selection of seat. Most of the airlines allow passengers to pay a small fee and select the seat of their choice, in advance during online check-in process. At the airport, seats are subject to availability; hence airlines do not guarantee them to the tourists. Make sure you book window seat to enjoy great views of the city during landing and takeoff.

Booking Fee

Whether booking your flight, cancelling your flight ticket or modifying your flight reservation, contact the airline directly as charges for the same may vary from one airline to the other. The most convenient way to book a flight ticket is to book one at the website of the airlines, but please note that most of the airline charges a service fee for the same.

 

 

 

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 Airport Contact Details

Moscow Vnukovo Airport

Address:
Moscow,
Vnukovo,
Russia,
1st Reisovaya Str 12,
119027 Moscow,
RUSSIA

Tel:(495) 436-22-07
Fax:(495) 436-78-48

Website:

Owner:
ОАО «Аэропорт Внуково»

 Location Details

Longitude:37° 16' 0'' E
Latitude:55° 34' 59'' N
IATA code:VKO
ICAO code:

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