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Vnukovo Airport in the first half of 2019 became the third in Europe in terms of passenger growth

According to the report of the International Council of Airports (ACI), Vnukovo International Airport in the first half of 2019 became the third in Europe in terms of passenger growth in its group (airports with passenger traffic from 10 to 25 million passengers per year). According to the report, the passenger flow of Vnukovo Airport for the first half of the year grew by 13.8%. In addition, according to the report, for the second quarter of 2019, Vnukovo Airport also took third place with an increase in passenger traffic by 14.3%.

The International Airport Council (ACI) reports include a total of 242 airports, representing more than 88% of European passenger traffic.

In May 2018, Vnukovo International Airport became a member of the European branch of the International Airport Council ACI EUROPE, which is the only global organization of airport operators. ACI Europe currently represents over 500 airports in 45 countries. ACI member airports serve 90% of commercial air travel in the European Region - 2.3 billion passengers, 21.2 million tons of cargo, 25.7 million flights annually.

Vnukovo International Airport is one of the largest air transport complexes in Russia. Annually about 200 thousand flights of Russian and foreign airlines are served at the airport. 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 21,478,000 passengers, which is 18.4% or 3 million 340 thousand passengers more than in 2017.

The Vnukovo airport complex with a total area of ‚Äč‚Äčabout 300 thousand square meters. m is able to provide a capacity of up to 35 million passengers per year.

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

In addition, for the second year in a row, Vnukovo Airport was recognized as the best airport in the highest category “International Airport” of the Russian Air Gate national award in the framework of the National Civil Aviation Infrastructure Exhibition NAIS: in 2018, the airport was recognized as the best in the category “International Airport with a passenger flow of over 10 million passengers per year ”, and in 2019 -“ International Airport with a passenger flow of more than 15 million passengers per year ”.

For the full article please visit: http://corp.vnukovo.ru/press/news/aeroport-vnukovo-v-pervom-polugodii-2019-goda-stal-tretim-v-evrope-po-prirostu-passazhiropotoka/ 

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