Moscow Domodedovo Airport facts for kids
|Moscow Domodedovo Airport
Московский аэропорт Домодедово
Moskovskiĭ aėroport Domodedovo
|IATA: DME – ICAO: UUDD – LID: ДМД|
|Operator||East Line Group|
|Elevation AMSL||179 m / 588 ft|
|Passenger change 16–17||7.6%|
|Movements change 16–17||4.2%|
|Sources: Domodedovo airport|
Moscow Domodedovo Airport (Russian: Московский аэропорт Домоде́дово; IPA: [dəmɐˈdʲɛdəvə]), formally "Domodedovo International Airport named after Mikhail Lomonosov" (IATA: DME, ICAO: UUDD) is an international airport located in Domodedovo, Moscow Oblast, Russia. It is 42 kilometres (26 mi) south-southeast from the centre of Moscow. Domodedovo is one of the four major Moscow airports, as well as one of the largest airports in Russia.
In 2017, it served 30,700,000 passengers, an increase of 7.6% compared to 2016, making it the second busiest airport in Russia after Sheremetyevo International Airport.
Following a 2019 naming contest and presidential decree, it became named after Russian scientist Mikhail Lomonosov.
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