A board with the first batch of American ventilators from the USA arrived at Vnukovo International Airport
On May 21, 50 mechanical ventilation devices arrived from the United States at the Vnukovo International Airport by an American special board.
The 50 mechanical ventilation devices received today and another batch of these systems expected next week will be at the disposal of the National Medical and Surgical Center named after N.I. Pirogov.
Specialists will make decisions on the further distribution of American equipment to Russian medical institutions, taking into account the sanitary and epidemiological situation and depending on where there is a real need for them.
The coronavirus pandemic is a global challenge that can only be overcome through multilateral international cooperation.
Vnukovo International Airport is one of the largest air transport complexes in Russia. Annually, the airport serves about 200 thousand flights of Russian and foreign airlines. The route network of the airport covers the entire territory of Russia, as well as neighboring countries, Europe, America, Asia, and Africa. In 2018, Vnukovo International Airport broke a historical record and served 21 million 478 thousand passengers, which is 18.4% or 3 million 340 thousand passengers more than in 2017.
The airport complex Vnukovo has a total area of about 300 thousand square meters. Vnukovo airport is able to provide capacity of up to 35 million passengers per year.
Vnukovo International Airport, the only one among the airports of Russia, received the award of the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin for his labor success and highly professional performance.
In addition, Vnukovo Airport was recognized as the best airport in the category “International Airport with passenger traffic of over 10 million passengers per year” of the national award “Air Gate of Russia” as part of the V National Aviation Infrastructure Show NAIS-2018. In 2019, Vnukovo Airport was recognized again as the best airport in the category “International Airport with passenger traffic of over 15 million passengers per year”.