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Vnukovo Airport broke its record and served the 22 millionth passenger for the first time in its history

25 november 2019

Vnukovo International Airport broke its record. It served the 22 millionth passenger since the beginning of the year for the first time in its history.

For the whole year of 2018, Vnukovo Airport served 21 million 478 thousand passengers, and in 2019 this figure was reached already on November 14. Thus, the passenger flow of Vnukovo this year will exceed 21 million, which will be an absolute record for the airport.

Vnukovo Airport managed to achieve such high-performance due to a highly qualified team of top managers, the efficient and well-coordinated work of a professional team of many thousands. The airport management consistently uses the latest advanced technologies of the world's largest air hubs and introduces its innovative developments. The record indicator is ensured by the constant development of the airport infrastructure, the dynamic growth of traffic volumes of the airport's partner airlines, and, most importantly, due to the choice of passengers themselves. Currently, 28 airlines operate flights from Vnukovo Airport.

Vnukovo International Airport, the only one among the airports of Russia, was awarded the Appreciation of the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin for the achieved labor successes and high rates in professional activity.

In addition, on November 19, 2019, in the Armorial Hall of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, a ceremony was held to award the staff of Vnukovo International Airport with a Memorial Sign from the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation "To commemorate the 210th anniversary of the transport department and transport education".

Many of the achievements of the domestic aviation industry were first implemented at Vnukovo Airport. Priority is given to maintaining a high level of quality passenger service and flight safety.

Vnukovo Airport thanks all passengers and airlines for their trust!

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”.

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