7-Mar-2011 9:49 AM

Sheremetyevo among Europe's fastest growing airports

Moscow Sheremetyevo General Director Mikhail Vasilenko announced (04-Mar-2011) the airport was among Europe's fastest-growing airports in 2010 in ACI's 15 to 25 million category, handling 19.3 million for year-on-year growth of 31% year-on-year growth. The airport attributed the strong growth to the launch of  full-scale operations in Southern Air Terminal Complex. The airport is planning to commence the construction of a third runway and develop the second flight zone this year, and aims to generate 60% of its revenue from non-aviation sources by 2015. [more]