Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO)
(Moscow, Russian Federation)
A dual terminal facility serving the needs of approaching 23 million passengers per year, Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) is near to Krasnaya Polyana, Lobnya and Novopodrezkova. The airport is located around 30 km / 20 miles to the north-west of central Moscow and is a hub for the national carrier Aeroflot, with regular flights to Russian cities such as Novosibirsk, Omsk, Saint Petersburg, Samara and Yekaterinburg.
Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport serves a vast number of both domestic and international destinations, while routes covered by a selection of airlines. Although the facility is one of several serving the city of Moscow, out of all of the city's airports, Sheremetyevo Airport is the airport into which most international passengers fly, with its two terminals operating as separate entities.
Local buses run at regular intervals to downtown Moscow, the Kitai-Gorod district and the area edged by the Boulevard Ring. The new rapid transport system provides a speedy rail link from Sheremetyevo into the city, also connecting the northerly city of St. Petersburg (St. Peterbourg). Taxis are available from taxi ranks outside each terminal and limousines can be ordered from companies operating in nearby Moscow.
About Moscow Tourism
As Russia's capital, Moscow is a vibrant city offering a mixture of new and old features, and featuring both wealth and poverty. The Kremlin is the city's dominating feature with its ancient cathedrals and towers, and the famous Red Square has witnessed events involving some of the country's most significant historical figures.
Nearby and just a relatively short distance from Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) is the magnificent 16th-century St. Basil's Cathedral and the tomb of Vladimir Lenin, whose preserved body is available for viewing. In the same area are some of the finest hotels and restaurants in Moscow, the latter offering exquisite examples of traditional Russian cuisine. Moscow's cultural ambience is a diverse mix that makes for interesting viewing, with the outstanding Tretyakov Gallery being a definite highlight and a must-see attraction.
Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO):|
|Address: Leningradskoe Highway, Moscow 103340, Russia|
|Airport Code: SVO
Tel: +7 95 578 9101
Fax: +7 95 737 5391