Sheremetyevo International Airport

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Sheremetyevo International Airport
Международный аэропорт Шереметьево
Mezhdunarodnyĭ aėroport Sheremet'evo
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Summary
Airport type Public
Operator International Airport Sheremetyevo
Serves Moscow, Russia
Location Khimki, Moscow Oblast
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 192 m / 630 ft
Coordinates 55°58′22″N 037°24′53″E / 55.97278°N 37.41472°E / 55.97278; 37.41472Coordinates: 55°58′22″N 037°24′53″E / 55.97278°N 37.41472°E / 55.97278; 37.41472
Website svo.aero
Map
UUEE is located in Moscow Oblast
UUEE
UUEE
Location in Moscow Oblast
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06R/24L 3,700 12,139 Concrete
06C/24C 3,550 11,647 Concrete
Statistics (2017)
Passengers 40,093,000
Passenger change 16–17 Increase17.8%
Aircraft movements 308,090
Movements change 16–17 Increase12.9%
Sources: Sheremetyevo airport [3]

Sheremetyevo International Airport (Russian: Международный аэропорт Шереметьево, IPA: [ʂɨrʲɪˈmʲetʲjɪvə]) (IATA: SVO, ICAO: UUEE) is an international airport located in Molzhaninovsky District, Northern Administrative Okrug, Moscow, Russia, 29 km (18 mi) northwest of central Moscow. It is a hub for passenger operations of the Russian international airline Aeroflot, and is one of the three major airports that serve Moscow, along with Domodedovo International Airport and Vnukovo International Airport (the IATA city code for Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo, and Vnukovo is MOW). The airport serves a number of international airlines, including Air France, KLM, Korean Air, Hainan Airlines, Alitalia, Air China and Flydubai.

In 2017, the airport handled 40,093,000 passengers and 308,090 aircraft movements, making the airport the 50th busiest airport in the world, the busiest in the Russian Federation and former USSR. During the first half of 2018, the Airport reported a 13% increase in passengers for a total of 20.5 million. There was also a 14.3% increase in aircraft traffic year over year.[4]

In the first half of 2018, the Airport reported €194.9 million, a 6% increase year over year. Profit increased 7.4% year over year. These increases are attributed in part to increased air traffic due to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.[4]

History[edit]

Early years[edit]

Sheremetyevo-2 (now known as Terminal F) was built for the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
"Flying saucer" of the former Sheremetyevo-1 (initial Terminal B)

The airport was originally built as a military airfield called Sheremetyevsky (Russian: Шереметьевский) named after a settlement with the same name. The decree about the construction of the Central Airdrome of the Air Force near the settlement of Chashnikovo (Russian: Чашниково) on the outskirts of Moscow was issued on September 1, 1953 by the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union. The airport became operational on October 7, 1957 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the October Revolution.[5]

After it was decided to turn the airport into a civilian one, Sheremetyevo was opened on 11 August 1959; the first international flight took place on 1 June 1960 to Berlin Schönefeld Airport. The new airport received its name for two nearby venues: the village of Sheremetyevsky and the Savelov station on the railway of the same name. Sheremetyevo-1 (used by domestic flights) was opened on 3 September 1964. On 12 September 1967, the first scheduled passenger flight of the Tupolev Tu-134 departed from Sheremetyevo (to Stockholm), followed by the first scheduled flight of the Ilyushin Il-62 (to Montreal) on 15 September. Sheremetyevo-2, the larger of the two terminal complexes, opened on 1 January 1980 for the 1980 Summer Olympics. It was built according to the principles of design of Hannover-Langenhagen Airport and was the arrival and departure point for international flights. Flights to cities in Russia and charter flights arrived and departed from Sheremetyevo-1. There is no physical connection between the two terminal complexes; they are essentially separate airports that use the same set of runways. Pulkovo Airport in Saint Petersburg; Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota; Sydney Airport in New South Wales, Australia; Perth Airport in Western Australia; Ferihegy in Budapest; Sofia International Airport in Bulgaria and Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines are other examples.

Development since the 2000s[edit]

In the 2000s, Sheremetyevo saw growing competition from Domodedovo International Airport, which was more modern and convenient to access. With major airlines leaving Sheremetyevo (most notably, Lufthansa, El Al, British Airways, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, and Swiss International Air Lines), the need for reconstruction became evident.[citation needed]

In July 2010, a walkway opened between Terminals D, E, F, and the Aeroexpress railway terminal on the public access side.[6] In November 2010, a walkway opened between Terminals D, E, and F on the security side.[7] Both of have simplified transfer between transit flights. Ultimately, after the northern the recent construction work, the airport now has the capacity to receive more than 40 million passengers annually.[8] Since 2009 all terminals have been identified by letters (Latin characters). In December 2011, a new Area control center (ACC) was opened. It consolidates the gathering, monitoring, and control of the airport's different control centres across all of the organizations that affect its efficient operation.[9] The Situational Center also forms part of the airport control center. SC is intended for joint work of top-managers, heads of state bodies, and partners of Sheremetyevo. It is activated only in the case of an emergency.[10]

A 20-year master plan (until 2025) that includes the incorporation of Terminal 3, the construction of a third runway, and the phased expansion of the airport, was developed in September 2008. The master plan aims to create a strategy for long-term land development. The Ministry of Transport has granted approximately $2bn from the Federal budget and $1bn from non-budgetary funds for the upgrade project. The contract to prepare the airport master plan was awarded to Scott Wilson Group.[11] Additionally, the airport's two runways are set for major reconstruction, including widening and resurfacing. The Moscow Oblast government has reserved adjacent land for a future third runway.

In 2013, TPS Avia – a company controlled by Alexander Ponomarenko, Arkady Rotenberg and Alexander Skorobogatko – successfully won a competitive tender to develop Sheremetyevo International Airport’s northern area, including a new passenger terminal, a new freight terminal, a refuelling area and a tunnel linking the passenger terminal to three others terminals.[12]

In February 2016, TPS Avia combined its assets with Sheremetyevo Airport and committed to invest US$840 million to upgrade and expand the airport's infrastructure – as a result TPS Avia secured 68% stake in Sheremetyevo Airport.[13] This infrastructure project, called the Long-Term Development Plan, aims to increase airport’s capacity to 80 million passengers a year by 2026.[14]

Sheremetyevo International Airport was the official airport of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. During the tournament, the airport observed a 16% increase in landing operations and an 11% increase in passenger traffic.[14]

In late 2018, Rossiya Airlines announced the transfer of its flights from Vnukovo Airport to Sheremetyevo International Airport starting October 28, 2018.[15] Rossiya Airlines is owned by Aeroflot.

Terminals and infrastructure[edit]

Sheremetyevo International Airport has four operating passenger terminals and one special terminal reserved for the use of private and business aviation. The airport's terminals are divided into two groups based on geographical location: the north and south terminal areas. The two terminal areas are linked by regular internal and external bus services.

North terminals[edit]

Terminal A[edit]

Terminal A

Opened in 2012 to the east of Terminal B, Terminal A is used for the servicing of business and private aviation. Twenty-two remote stands, which previously made up the 'Western Sector' of Terminal B, now belong to Terminal A.

Terminal B[edit]

Terminal B entrance

Terminal B, previously Sheremetyevo-1, catered mainly to internal low-cost flights.[8] The terminal had 64 remote aircraft stands, including 8 stands used for the maintenance of Aeroflot aircraft, and five in the 'Eastern Sector' which were used to service cargo flights. Located in the northern part of the airport, the terminal was put into operation in 1964. It was divided into two buildings: the arrival hall zone and departures area. Terminal B was remarkable for its architecturally unique and unusual spaceship-like gate area, which was connected to the main building by a passenger footbridge. The terminal's design was masterminded by a project team working under the guidance of architects and G Elkin Yu Kryukov. The terminal was demolished in August 2015 to allow a construction of a terminal building which began in October 2015.[16]

The new terminal B commenced its operations on 3 May 2018, with the Aeroflot's flight to Saratov. All airlines that have domestic flights from Sheremetyevo and some flights of Aeroflot began shifting to Terminal B from Terminal D[17]. Compared to the previous terminal B, that was demolished, new terminal will have an increased passenger capacity of 20 million passengers and will serve domestic flights only.[18]

The terminal is connected by the Interterminal underground passage[17] with terminals D, E, F and the Aeroexpress railway station.

Terminal C[edit]

Now demolished former Terminal C

Terminal C cost an estimated US$87.7 million to construct. It has 40,000 m2 (430,000 sq ft) of floorspace and has a capacity of 5 million passengers per year. On March 12, 2007, Sheremetyevo opened its first entirely new-build terminal for the servicing of international flights. Located in the northern part of the airport and adjacent to Terminal B, it had 30 check-in counters, 36 passport control booths, a three-level automatic baggage sorting system, and six air bridges. Terminal C was connected by way of an elevated pedestrian gallery with a multistory parking facility for 1,000 vehicles. In autumn 2008, an orthodox chapel (of Archangel Michael and the other Bodiless) was opened on the terminal's third (departures) floor. Terminal C was closed on April 1, 2017 and demolished

The construction of the new terminal already in progress. It will be laucnhed late 2019.

South terminals[edit]

Terminal D[edit]

Terminal D

Terminal D, opened in November 2009, is adjacent to Terminal F. The 172,000 m2 (1,850,000 sq ft) building is a hub for Aeroflot and its SkyTeam partners, with capacity for 12 million passengers per year.[19] Aeroflot had been trying to implement the project of a new terminal (Sheremetyevo-3) since January 2001. However, construction only began in 2005, with commissioning of the complex finally taking place on 15 November 2009. The acquisition of its own terminal was a condition of Aeroflot's entry into the SkyTeam airline alliance, thus necessitating the construction. The main contractor for the build was a Turkish company Enka. Terminal D has 22 jetways and 11 remote stands. On November 15, 2009 at 9:15 a.m., the first flight from Terminal D (the new official name of Sheremetyevo-3) departed for the southern resort city of Sochi. Despite this, Aeroflot took a number of months (due to unexpected administrative delays) to transfer all of its international flights from Terminal F to D (a full transfer was originally planned for February 2010).[20] Whilst previously Terminal D had remained a separate legal entity from the rest of Sheremetyevo Airport, in spring 2012, it became an integrated unit of "Sheremetyevo International Airport" JSC. As part of the deal, Aeroflot, VEB Bank, and VTB Bank, all of which had invested in the construction of Terminal D, became part shareholders in the airport as a whole. The basis for the architectural and artistic image of Terminal D is that of a giant swan with outstretched wings.

There is an official multi storey parking at Terminal D connected with the main building by means of a pedestrian bridge. The parking size is about 4100 lots, however it has a relatively dense layout, so in most cases it is difficult to get out of the car without hitting the neighbouring car.

Between 2014 and 2018, Terminal D used to be the only terminal at Sheremetyevo that was able to serve domestic flights. Even since new Terminal B was opened and commenced it's services, Terminal D continues to operate non-Aeroflot domestic flights.

Beginning on October 28, 2018, Terminal D will handle all of Rossiya Airlines’ Moscow-originating domestic flights and its international service to Indonesia.[15]

Terminal E[edit]

Terminal E[21] opened in 2010 as a capacity expansion project, connecting terminals D and F. The terminal's construction has allowed for the development of terminals D and F, as well as the railway station, into a single south terminal complex. The terminals of this complex are connected by a number of pedestrian walkways with travelators, thus allowing for passengers to move freely between its constituent facilities. In December 2010, a new chapel dedicated to St. Nicholas opened on the second floor of Terminal E. The terminal is used for international flights, primarily by Aeroflot and its SkyTeam partners. Terminal E has 8 jetway equipped gates. The V-Express Transit Hotel between security/passport check-ins provides short-term accommodations for passengers changing planes without having to present a visa for entering Russia. The hotel drew international attention in June 2013 when Edward Snowden checked into the hotel while seeking asylum.[22]

Terminal F[edit]

Terminal F

Opened on May 6, 1980 for the Moscow Summer Olympics, Terminal F, previously Sheremetyevo-2, has 15 jetways and 21 remote aircraft stands. The terminal was designed to service 6 million passengers per year. Until the completion of Terminal C, it was Sheremetyevo's only terminal that was capable of adequately servicing international flights. The design is a larger version of the one of Hannover-Langenhagen Airport by the same architects. A major reconstruction of the terminal and its interior space was completed by late 2009. For the convenience of passengers, the departures lounge and Duty Free zone were thoroughly modernised, whilst a number of partition walls were removed to create extra retail and lounge space.

It was announced that terminal F, will be re-constructed in 2021, after construction completion of terminal C.[23]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Adria Airways Ljubljana
Aeroflot Abakan, Aktau, Aktobe, Alicante, Almaty, Amsterdam, Anapa, Antalya, Arkhangelsk, Astana, Astrakhan, Athens, Atyrau, Baku, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Barcelona, Barnaul, Berlin–Schönefeld, Beijing–Capital, Beirut, Belgorod, Belgrade, Bishkek, Bologna, Brussels, Budapest, Bucharest, Burgas,[24] Cairo,[25] Copenhagen, Chelyabinsk, Chișinău, Colombo (resumes 28 October 2018),[26] Delhi, Dresden, Dubai–International, Dublin (resumes 28 October 2018),[27] Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Gothenburg (resumes 28 October 2018),[27] Grozny (resumes 28 October 2018),[28] Guangzhou, Hamburg, Hanoi, Hanover, Havana, Helsinki, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Istanbul–Atatürk, Irkutsk, Izhevsk (begins 28 October 2018),[29] Kaliningrad, Karagandy, Kazan, Khanty–Mansiysk, Kemerovo, Khabarovsk (ends 28 October 2018),[1] Kostanay, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk–Yemelyanovo, Kyzylorda, Larnaca, Lisbon, Ljubljana (resumes 28 October 2018),[27] London–Heathrow, Los Angeles, Lyon, Madrid, Magadan (ends 28 October 2018),[1] Magnitogorsk, Makhachkala (resumes 28 October 2018),[28] Malé, Málaga, Miami, Milan–Malpensa, Mineralnye Vody, Minsk, Munich, Murmansk, Ulyanovsk-Baratayevka (begins 28 October 2018),[30] Nalchik (resumes 28 October 2018),[28] Naples, Nazran (resumes 28 October 2018),[28] New York–JFK, Nice, Nizhnekamsk, Nizhnevartovsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novokuznetsk, Novosibirsk, Novy Urengoy, Omsk, Orenburg, Osh (begins 28 October 2018),[31] Oslo–Gardermoen, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Perm, Petropavlovsk–Kamchatsky (ends 9 December 2018),[1] Phuket, Prague, Riga, Rome–Fiumicino, Rostov-on-Don-Platov, Saint Petersburg, Salekhard, Samara, Samarkand, Saransk,[32] Saratov, Seoul–Incheon, Shanghai–Pudong, Shymkent, Simferopol, Sochi, Sofia, Stockholm–Arlanda, Stuttgart, Surgut, Syktyvkar, Tallinn, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Tehran–Imam Khomeini, Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion, Tenerife–South, Thessaloniki, Tivat, Tokyo–Narita, Tomsk, Tyumen, Ufa, Ulaanbaatar, Valencia, Venice–Marco Polo, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius, Voronezh, Vladikavkaz (resumes 28 October 2018),[28] Vladivostok, Volgograd, Warsaw–Chopin, Washington–Dulles, Yakutsk, Yekaterinburg, Yerevan, Yuzhno–Sakhalinsk (ends 28 October 2018),[1] Zagreb, Zürich
Seasonal: Dubai–Al Maktoum (begins 29 October 2018),[33] Gelendzhik, Heraklion, Split
Aeroflot
operated by Rossiya Airlines
Denpasar,[34] Khabarovsk, Magadan, Petropavlovsk–Kamchatsky, Simferopol, Vladivostok, Yuzhno–Sakhalinsk (all flights begin 28 October 2018)[1]
Air Algérie Algiers
Air Arabia Sharjah[35]
Air Astana Almaty, Astana, Atyrau
Air China Beijing–Capital
Air France Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Air Malta Malta
Air Serbia Belgrade
airBaltic Riga
Alitalia Rome–Fiumicino
Seasonal: Catania, Palermo
Ariana Afghan Airlines Kabul
AtlasGlobal Istanbul–Atatürk[36]
Seasonal charter: Dalaman[37]
Azur Air Seasonal charter: Antalya
Beijing Capital AirlinesHangzhou,[38] Qingdao[39]
British Airways London–Heathrow (resumes 28 October 2018)[40]
Bulgaria Air Sofia
Seasonal: Burgas, Varna
China Eastern Airlines Shanghai–Pudong, Xi'an
China Southern Airlines Guangzhou, Lanzhou, Shenzhen,[41] Wuhan, Ürümqi[42]
Cobalt Air Larnaca[43]
Czech Airlines Karlovy Vary, Prague
Ellinair Thessaloniki
Seasonal: Athens, Chania,[44] Corfu, Kavala,[citation needed] Rhodes[citation needed]
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa (resumes 6 December 2018))[45]
Finnair Helsinki
flydubai Dubai–International[46]
Hainan Airlines Beijing–Capital
Iran Air Tehran—Imam Khomeini
KLM Amsterdam
Korean Air Seoul–Incheon
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw–Chopin
MIAT Mongolian Airlines Berlin–Tegel, Ulaanbaatar
Nordwind Airlines Anapa, Cheboksary, Chelyabinsk, Düsseldorf, Fergana, Jeddah (begins 25 December 2018), Kazan, Khabarovsk, Krasnodar, Mineralyne Vody, Nalchik, Novosibirsk, Orenburg, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Simferopol, Sochi, Ufa, Varadero, Yekaterinburg, Yerevan
Seasonal: Bratsk, Chita, Grozny, Karshi, Makhachkala, Namangan, Omsk, Samarkand, Tyumen, Urgench, Vladikavkaz, Yakutsk
Charter: Aqaba,[47] Cancún,[47] Cayo Coco,[47] Holguín,[47] Puerta Plata,[47] Punta Cana,[47] Santa Clara[47]
Seasonal charter: Amman–Queen Alia (begins 17 October 2018),[47] Antalya,[47] Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi,[47] Bodrum,[47] Dalaman,[47] Djerba,[47] Heraklion,[47] Izmir,[47] Krabi,[47] Larnaca,[47] Monastir,[47] Nha Trang (Cam Ranh),[47] Phuket,[47] Samaná (begins 31 October 2018),[47] Santa Domingo (begins 11 November 2018),[47] Zanzibar[47]
Onur Air Seasonal: Antalya
Pegas Fly Blagoveshchensk, Magnitogorsk, Magadan, Nizhnekamsk, Nizhnevartovsk, Orenburg, Orsk, Perm, Rostov-on-Don-Platov, Saint Petersburg, Saratov, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg
Seasonal: Barnaul, Kemerovo, Voronezh
Seasonal charter: Dubai–Al Maktoum (begins 24 October 2018),[47] Salalah (resumes 15 October 2018),[47]
Royal Flight Seasonal charter: Agadir, Antalya, Barcelona,[47] Colombo, Denpasar, Dubai–Al Maktoum, Goa–Dabolim, Macau, Nha Trang,[48] Phuket, Phu Quoc, Rhodes[47]
Severstal Air Cherepovets
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu
SmartWings Prague
Tianjin Airlines Chongqing, Tianjin
Seasonal: Hohhot[49]
Ural Airlines Simferopol, Sochi,[50] Yekaterinburg

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
AirBridgeCargo Airlines Amsterdam, Anchorage, Atyrau, Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Chicago–O'Hare, Frankfurt, Hahn, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Leipzig/Halle, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles, Milan–Malpensa, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Phnom Penh, Seoul–Incheon, Shanghai–Pudong, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo–Narita, Zaragoza, Zhengzhou
Air Koryo Pyongyang
ASL Airlines Belgium Liège
Korean Air Cargo Frankfurt, Seoul–Incheon
Lufthansa Cargo Frankfurt, Seoul–Incheon, Tokyo–Narita
Silk Way Airlines Baku,[51] Maastricht/Aachen[51]

Statistics[edit]

Annual traffic[edit]

Annual Passenger Traffic[52]
Year Passengers % Change
2010 19,329,000 Steady
2011 22,555,000 Increase 17%
2012 26,188,000 Increase 16%
2013 29,256,000 Increase 12%
2014 31,568,000 Increase 7.9%
2015 31,612,000 Increase 0.2%
2016 34,030,000 Increase 8%
2017 40,093,000 Increase 17.8%

Ground transportation[edit]

Moscow Aeroexpress
Aeroport Vnukovo railway station (ru)
Aeroport (ru)
Moscow Kiyevskaya  3   4   5 
Moscow Belorusskaya  2   5 
Moscow Savelovskaya  9   11 
Sheremetyevo railway station (ru)
Lobnya railway station (ru)
Moscow Kalanchyovskaya (ru)  1   5 
Moscow Kurskaya  3   10   5 
Moscow Paveletskaya  2   5 
Aeroport Domodedovo railway station (ru)

Rail[edit]

Aeroexpress, a subsidiary of Russian Railways[53] operates a nonstop line, connecting the airport to Belorussky station in downtown Moscow. One-way journey takes 35 minutes. The trains offer adjustable seats, luggage compartments, restrooms, electric outlets. Business-class coaches available.
The service started in November 2004, when express train connection was established from Savyolovsky station to Lobnya station, which is 7 km (4.3 mi) from the airport, with the remainder of the journey served by bus or taxi. On 10 June 2008, a 60,000 square meter (645,000 ft2) rail terminal opened in front of Terminal F, with direct service from Savyolovsky station. A shuttle bus service ferried passengers to terminals B and C.[54] From 28 August 2009, the line was extended to Belorussky station with plans to serve all three of Moscow's main airports from a single point of boarding, and service to Savyolovsky station terminated.

Interterminal underground passage[edit]

The Interterminal underground passage[17] connects the Terminal B with Terminals D, E, F and the Aeroexpress railway station.

The Interterminal underground passage consists of two separate tunnels: one of them used for a people transportation and the other one — for luggage. The former one employs a Double Shuttle Cable Liner system, an automated people mover, by the Doppelmayr where two independent cable-propelled trains run on separate tracks. In each train the first two carriages are used for landside (not checked-in) passengers and the last two ones are used for airside passengers (after a security check).[55]

At the 1st floor of the Terminal B there is an entrance to Sheremetyevo 1 — the northern station. The entrance to Sheremetyevo 2 — the southern station — is at the passage between the terminals D and E.[56]

Bus[edit]

Moscow can be reached by the municipal Mosgortrans bus lines: 817 to station Planernaya of Moscow Metro Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya Line (#7), 851 to station Rechnoy Vokzal of Zamoskvoretskaya Line (#2), departures every 10 minutes, travel time 33–55 minutes by schedule depending on the terminal served. At night time bus N1 (Russian: Н1) (departures every 30 minutes between 3am and 5:40am) connects the airport to Moscow's Leningradsky Avenue, downtown area and Leninsky Avenue. Travel time 30–90 minutes, fare is 50 rubles (as of September, 2016).[57]

Other buses serve the connections to the nearest cities: Zelenograd, Khimki (routes 43,62), Tver.

Road[edit]

The main road leading to the airport—Leningradskoye Highway—has experienced large traffic jams. Since 23 December 2014, a toll road to the airport has been opened. It connects with MKAD near Dmitrovskoe Highway. Now it is possible to reach the airport in ten minutes, avoiding traffic jams.[58]

Official airport taxis are available from taxi counters in arrivals. Prices to the city are fixed based on zones.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

  • The airport is the setting of the opening of "Olympic Games" (1980), the 13th episode of the animated television series Nu, pogodi! (1969–2006).
  • In Tom Clancy's spy novel The Cardinal of the Kremlin (1988), the US Negotiations team lands at Sheremetyevo from Shannon Airport in Ireland. The KGB chairman and his prisoner also arrive there to board the Negotiations team VC-137 out to defect to the United States.
  • In the action thriller film Air Force One (1997), the president of the United States takes off from Sheremetyevo, but the plane is hijacked by terrorists shortly after takeoff.
  • The airport is featured in the action spy film The Bourne Supremacy (2004) starring Matt Damon. Terminal 2 is shown, followed by a scene shot at the arrival/pick-up area outside Terminal 2.
  • The airport (with a different name, Zakhaev International Airport) is featured in the first-person shooter video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009) in the controversial mission "No Russian", during which Terminal D is attacked by terrorists.
  • The airport was featured at Episode 8 of Yuri on Ice, when Yuri Plisetsky arrives in Moscow for the Rostelecom Cup event.[64][65]

See also[edit]

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