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Sheremetyevo International Airport

Междунаро́дный аэропо́рт Шереме́тьево

Mezhdunarodnyĭ aėroport Sheremet'evo
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Airport type Public
Operator International Airport Sheremetyevo
Serves Moscow, Russia
Location Khimki, Moscow Oblast
Hub for
  • Aeroflot
    • Rossiya Airlines
  • Nordwind Airlines
    • Pegas Fly
  • Royal Flight
Elevation AMSL 192 m / 630 ft
Runway Length Surface
m ft
06R/24L 3,700 12,139 Concrete
06C/24C 3,550 11,647 Concrete
Statistics (2018)
Passengers 45,836,000
Passenger change 17–18 Increase14.3%
Aircraft movements 357,228
Movements change 17–18 Increase15.9%
Sources: Sheremetyevo airport

Sheremetyevo Alexander S. Pushkin International Airport (Russian: Международный Aэропорт Шереметьево имени А.С. Пушкина; IPA: [ʂɨrʲɪˈmʲetʲjɪvə] Sheremet'yevo Aeroport Mezhdunarodnyy imeni A.S. Pushkina) (IATA: SVOICAO: UUEE) is one of four international airports that serves the city of Moscow. It is the busiest airport in Russia. Sheremetyevo was a military base which became a civilian airport in 1959, and in a 2019 contest, was named after Russian poet Alexander Pushkin.

The airport had six terminals: four international terminals (one under construction), one domestic terminal, and one private aviation terminal. It is located in 29 km (18 mi) northwest of central Moscow, in the city of Khimki, Moscow Oblast.

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