Domodedovo Internaitional Airport
|Moscow Domodedovo Airport
Московский аэропорт Домодедово
|IATA: DME – ICAO: UUDD|
|Awner/Operator||East Line Group|
|Elevation AMSL||588 ft / 179 m|
|Nummer o passengers||28,000,000|
Moscow Domodedovo Airport or Domodedovo Internaitional Airport (Roushie: Московский аэропорт Домоде́дово; IPA: [dəmɐˈdʲedəvə]) (IATA: DME, ICAO: UUDD) is an internaitional airport locatit on the territory o Domodedovo, Moscow Oblast, Roushie, 42 kilometres (26 mi) sooth-sootheast frae the centre o Moscow. Domodedovo is the lairgest airport in Roushie in terms o passenger an cargo traffic (22.25 million passengers uised the airport in 2010, which is a 19.2% increase frae 2009), and is one of the three major Moscow airports alang wi Sheremetyevo an Vnukovo.
In 2003, the airport began an expansion program designed tae obtain approval for wide-body aircraft operations. The runway, taxiways, an pairkin auries wur enlairged an strengthened. In Mairch 2009, it wis annoonced that the approval haed been grantit, makin Domodedovo Airport the first in Roushie approved for new lairge aircraft (NLA) operations such as the Airbus A380. The approval signifies that its operations auries comply wi size an strength requirements o ICAO Category F staundarts. The airport haes ILS category III A status.
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- Airport information for UUDD at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
- Airport information for DME at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
- "Moscow Domodedovo International airport (Russia, Moscow) (DME)" (Press release). domodedovo.ru.
- Heavy Metal, Aviation Week & Space Technology, 70, 10 (9 March 2009), p. 14