New Passenger Terminal “Vnukovo”


New passenger terminal of airport “Vnukovo” has been building in Moscow. After the construction is done it’ll be the biggest airport in Moscow with the ability to serve about 20 million passengers per year.

Project “Vnukovo-1” is based on development of “Obermayer” company and keeps it’s solutions about technology of the building, plan external dimensions, including plan solutions. Terminal building is a single whole building, with the T-shape form, going inside of planes parking place. Complex is divided into two equal parts: home and international flights zones.

New passenger terminal will cover 250 thousands of square meters and carrying capacity of 7800 passengers per hour.02

3. Terminal was supposed to start working this year and in 2010 be completed but now lead-in date is postponed at least for one more year.


Terminal building has a smooth shape which reminds fuselage of the plane, nose of which is directed towards airfield and tail-end is facing the airport land side in the shape of arch welcoming people.


Designed solution is a two-zone isotropic envelope with the base of triangular cell, colon supported without intermediate members. This is a gallery side elevation for international flights.


There is a dispatching office on 40 meters height. It is a center of the square composition in the flight room with the service department for passenger around it.


Workers are finishing assembling of the front elements.


Motor overpass construction has been finished already.


Now builders live here but in the future it will be a parking place.


It is a beautiful view from the dispatching tower.


Airport building is a government airport; Guard of Honor Company is getting ready to meet foreign delegates.


Next to it new dispatching tower was built in 2006.




This is new postal freight terminal with the square of 57 thousands square meter and carrying capacity of 150 thousand tons per year.


Passenger terminal of home flights lines was built in 70-ies.


Micro district of Vnukovo has 17 stored buildings with a school and kinder gardens.




By 2015 reconstruction of “Vnukovo” will be completed and by then airport will be able to serve all types of planes in any weather.



Airport main enterance.


Total area of arrival rooms, including luggage space and technical rooms is over than 70 thousands of square meters.


Passengers will be served on the third level of the building.


The galleries connected to the plane entrance are on this level.


There are 26 exits from the flight halls.


Palm trees will grow in this gallery.


Comfortable waiting rooms will be on all levels of the airport.


High speed electric train will improve transportation from the airport to the center of the capital.


Corridor which leads to the luggage delivery.



Photo credits — 1

9 thoughts on “New Passenger Terminal “Vnukovo””

  1. Exactly how many airports does Moscow have? The first few pictures look similar to Domodedovo airport. There are Sheremetievo 1 and 2, is this completely new?

  2. It will fall down within 6 months due to third world construction. All third world construction fails after a few months due to the lack of skill by the engineers and workers. Not educated enough to find their way out of a broken paper bag let alone trusted enough to build anything of this scale, by the way, the third world should not be flying airplanes anyway, too complicated for them to understand.

  3. Reminds me of the beijing airport:

    for example: and

Leave a Comment