C – comfortable: new terminal opened in Sheremetyevo

C – comfortable: new terminal opened in Sheremetyevo



A new international terminal C has opened in Sheremetyevo - the largest airport in Moscow, Russia. Now it is a spacious modern complex that includes a six-level parking lot and is connected by an indoor gallery to the neighboring terminal B. In the new terminal, passenger services are already familiar comfort: navigation in three languages, duty free, VIP lounges, open Wi-Fi, round-the-clock fast-food points and gourmet restaurants, as well as completely new passenger registration and screening technologies designed to significantly speed up and automate flight procedures. Soon, an Aeroexpress branch is also planned to be brought to the terminal.


Image: an Aeroflot plane stands at the flight  zone near the new terminal C building of the airport, Moscow

Sheremetyevo - one of the busiest airports in Europe, the largest transit hub between Europe and Asia. The only three-lane airport in Russia. In 2019, almost 50 million people passed through Sheremetyevo, and by 2030 it is planned to double this figure. This will be possible, thanks to the updated capabilities of Terminal C: now its capacity is 20 million people a year, but plans are in place to launch the second phase of the terminal.

For the convenience and safety of passengers with disabilities, all conditions are created in Terminal C. The terminal is certified by the Passport for Disability Access of a Public Building, confirming the architectural and information accessibility of services for passengers with special needs. Airport emphasize that the conditions are created both in the open and in the flight areas of the terminal, which allows passengers and those with disabilities not only to quickly go through all the formalities, but also to spend time in the airport with comfort.


For example, in the flight zone there is a lounge for passengers with limited mobility, named Orion, which has two adapted toilets, a relaxation area with sofas, free Wi-Fi, a children's room and an individual service room with medical couches, and the reception has an induction loop for hard of hearing travelers.