Sheremetyevo International Airport in detail: #Moskvastoboy describes the performance of the country's largest airport

July 23
Tourism and travels

Video clips describing the history of Sheremetyevo International Airport and the specifics of its operations have been posted on the moskvastoboy.rf media platform part of the Moscow Committee for Tourism site. Here users can find descriptions on the art associated with aviation, a documentary film about the airport and other interesting materials.

The Sheremetyevo International Airport named after Alexander Pushkin is the largest airport in Russia in terms of passenger and cargo volume. Airplanes on 200 different air routes take off and land here. The website offers visitors a virtual walk through the airport terminals and lounges and a video tour of the museum of the history of Sheremetyevo. Viewers will see exhibits like the airport's first master plan and banner, historical aircraft, meteorological instruments and exclusive photos.

In addition, the moskvastoboy.rf site offers several online video tours given by staff members of the airport's various services. Customs control and flight search and rescue service experts, including dog handlers, will talk about their work.

The discussion on “Airplanes and more in Russian lacquer miniatures” will be interesting to those who like culture and arts. Viewers will learn how aviation affected 20th century miniature artists' creative work and what the connection is between characters of Russian folk tales and space research. History lovers will enjoy Tupolev TU-154 veteran pilot Vladimir Ovsyannikov’s talk. He will reveal the legendary airplane's secrets. In addition, viewers can watch the documentary film “Air Harbour Veterans,” based on the memories of those who fought in World War II. 

The #Moskvastoboy cultural and educational project was launched in March 2020. Viewers can attend virtual tours and lectures and watch theatre performances and cooking and fashion shows. The website has now been visited over 900,000 people. An English version of this cultural and educational project #Moscowwithyou is now available.


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