Third Runway at Sheremetyevo to Become Operational Until End of 2019

The third runway at Sheremetyevo International Airport will be put into operation until the end of 2019, Agentstvo Moskva reported, citing the airport’s press service.

“As a part of the Master Development Plan of Sheremetyevo International Airport, by 2024 the following facilities will be put into operation: in 2019, a third independent runway (WFP-3), which will increase the capacity of the airfield from 55 to 90 aircraft movements per hour; Terminal C (phase 1) with a capacity of 20 million passengers annually, and a multi-level parking for 2.5 thousand cars,” Sheremetyevo’s press service announced.

The VPP-3 hangar complex that includes an aviation technical base will be commissioned in 2020. At least seven hangars are planned to become a part of the complex for servicing partner airlines aircrafts, parking for special equipment for ground maintenance and airfield service.