New international airport to open in Moscow in March

The Russian airline iFly nay run the first international flight from the airport.

The Russian airline iFly nay run the first international flight from the airport.

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The new airport is located in Ramenskoye, 43 kilometers away from Moscow.

Moscow’s newest international airport is to open on March 15, bringing the total number of airports in the capital serving destinations outside Russia to four.

The new airport is located in Ramenskoye, 43 kilometers away from Moscow.

Thomas Vaishvila, director general of the Ramport Aero managing company, made the announcement to reporters during a civil aviation infrastructure forum on Feb. 9.

The Russian airline iFly, which specializes in charter flights, may run the first international flight from the airport.

"In 2016 we plan to serve 1.9 million passengers, in the first month there will be 50-60,000," said Vaishvila.

The airport will be linked to the city every 30 minutes by Aeroexpress train and regular buses.

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