NEW TERMINAL OF INTERNATIONAL PULKOVO AIRPORT WAS OPENED IN ST. PETERSBURG10.12.2013
«Russia» airline company made first flight from the new terminal of Pulkovo Airport on December 4th.
The new terminal will be able to serve up to 17 million passengers annually and will unite the newly constructed building and its northern passenger waiting area with the current Pulkovo I terminal, which will undergo renovation starting in January 2014.
The new building consists of three levels connected by escalators, staircases and elevators. The ground floor will house the arrivals and baggage claim areas.
While all passengers traveling through Pulkovo will use the new terminal for check-in, international passengers will wait for their flights on the third floor of the new terminal. Domestic passengers will continue to depart from Pulkovo I once renovation has been completed..The new terminal features an unusual gold, domed ceiling chosen to remind travelers of the domes on the city’s Savior on Spilled Blood cathedral. Glass skylights and geometric panels contribute to the visual impact of the terminal, a vast step up from the bleak interiors of Pulkovo’s current facilities. (sourse: sptime.ru)