Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

What does happen with luggage in the airport? Does a bag have a long trip from the check-in to boarding? The pictures will show the way bags are handled, using the Domodedovo airport as an example.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

All bags get to the common conveyor by a mechanical lift.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

There are several levels of a bag inspection.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

VIP bags go separately.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

The entire conveyor has a large number of scanners located along it, reading the bar codes which were stuck on the luggage at the check-in desk.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

If the bar code can’t be read, the bag goes through to a sorting conveyor.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

A special worker will inspect such bags manually.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Then the bags get put into special boxes from which they will be transported to the plane.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Each of them is programmed for it’s own flight.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Then there is one more manual check.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sometimes the luggage can be loaded onto the plane in a special container, and sometimes by a conveyor.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

These luggage stickers should be learned by staff.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

The path the luggage takes in the arrival terminal is easier.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

The bag should be loaded onto the conveyor, where the passengers will take them. Transfer luggage goes to a sorting conveyor, like at the beginning of a flight.

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Sorting Luggage in Moscow Domodedovo Airport

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