On Wednesday, September 6, 2023, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin opened two subway stations on the Solntsevskaya Line in Moscow, enabling rides all the way to the Vnukovo Airport. The trip from Moscow city center to the Vnukovo Airport on the line takes about 40 minutes. By car, the journey takes about 1 Ѕ hours.
Opening the first metro station in Russia integrated into the airport infrastructure, is a landmark event not only for Moscow, but also for all civil aviation in general, and especially for Vnukovo Airport, since the implementation such a unique infrastructure project will create an exclusive service for air passengers and bring transport services to residents and guests of Moscow to a qualitatively new level.
According to Vitaly Vantsev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vnukovo Airport, worldwide there are units of airports that are connected to the city by a metro system with direct access to the terminals. «The launch of the metro station is a completely new stage in the development of Vnukovo International Airport, which will emphasize the exclusivity of our airport, as well as give passengers the opportunity to choose the most convenient and fastest way for them to get to the terminal. We personally thank Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin and his team for providing an opportunity to increase the level of comfort for our employees, partners and managers», he said.