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Useful things to know about St Petersburg Airport
- The airport serving St Petersburg is also known as Pulkovo Airport and was formerly known as Shosseynaya Airport
- St Petersburg Airport is Russia’s fourth busiest airport, taking nearly ten million passengers last year
- Many airlines operate from St Petersburg Airport to dozens of international destinations. There are currently two operators to London; Aeroflot to Gatwick and BA to Heathrow
St Petersburg Airport (Pulkovo) Mini Guide
Why do People fly Into St Petersburg Airport?
Most people that fly into St Petersburg Airport have come to enjoy the amazing sights of this beautiful city. Modelled on the wealthy cities of Europe there’s the Russian Museum and the Peter and Paul Fortress as well as the Hermitage Museum housed in the Winter Palace. Elsewhere, the new found wealth of St Petersburg has been gained from tourism has resulted in top class restaurants and entertainment abounding in the city. Attractive parks allow for relaxation on warm summer days whilst just walking around the streets admiring the architecture is a free and fascinating way to spend an afternoon.
What is St Petersburg Airport Like?
The airport is Russia’s fourth biggest and consists of two terminals; Terminal 1 for domestic flights and Terminal 2 for international flights. Last year it saw traffic of nearly ten million passengers. Its plans are to be able to handle 17m passengers within the next twelve years and building of a new terminal with eighteen gates is already underway. Elsewhere, a huge project to modernise the rest of the airport is taking place to bring the airport up to 21st century standards.
What are the Facilities Like at St Petersburg Airport?
The facilities are very good and likely to improve further; a large range of shops and restaurants exist to serve the needs of travellers with a duty free available at the international terminal. There are banking and currency exchange facilities in both terminals and wireless internet access across the site.
Latest Update from St Petersburg Airport:
- The delays in construction of Pulkovo's third terminal has meant that the latest date for completion is now spring 2014. The airport desperately needs more space so things could get a little tight until then.