CEO of Sheremetyevo International Airport JSC Mikhail Vasilenko answered the questions of 20 members of mass media at press-Breakfast, which was held in Radisson. Among the guests, there were business and broadsheet publications, online resources, news agencies, radio and industry analysts.
The meeting discussed the projects of Northern Terminal Complex (NTC) development, which construction is planned to be completed in a framework of preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. These projects are extremely important for providing strategic development of Aeroflot and Sheremetyevo airport.
To meet the needs of the base carrier to increase airport capacity, the third runway construction is underway. R-3 will be put into operation by 2018. New independent runway will allow the airport to provide 44 additional takeoffs and landings per hour.
NTC development with a capacity of 40 million passengers per year is one of strategic directions of Sheremetyevo airport activity. The first stage of a new passenger terminal B is designed for 15 million passengers per year. Investment in the project will amount $ 300 million. In this sector, there is also the exit of the underground tunnel between Southern and Northern areas of the airport. $ 330 million will be invested in this project. Underground tunnel, new Terminal B and R-3 are planned to put into operation simultaneously. $ 150 million will be expend for the building of the third alternative fuel-filling complex and $ 60 million for cargo complex with a capacity of 380 thousand tons annually.
New infrastructure will increase the airport capacity to 57 million passengers per year by 2018.
Mikhail Vasilenko also answered the journalists ’ questions about production results, social problems, and also services provided to passengers and clients of Sheremetyevo airport.
Source: Sheremetyevo Airport
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