Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport adds preventive measures to protect the health of passengers

Sheremetyevo International Airport has announced additional measures prevent the importation and spread of the COVID-19 virus in Russia, while protecting passengers, the company said.

These measures will implement the directives of the Operational Headquarters of the Government of the Russian Federation on the prevention of the importation and spread of the coronavirus infection, the Decree of the Mayor of Moscow and the Decree of the Governor of the Moscow Region on additional restrictive measures of March 29, 2020.

The following measures have been implemented and are currently in place at Sheremetyevo International Airport:

-In order to maintain social distance (at least 1.5 meters) in places of possible passenger congestion, bright floor markings have been applied, including at the check-in line and in the pre-flight inspection zone, passport control zone and baggage claim area;
-Information manuals have been posted in the arrivals areas.
-Disinfection of all rooms has been strengthened at Sheremetyevo Airport, and wet cleaning will be carried out more frequently. In Terminal F, special coatings impregnated with a disinfectant have been applied at exits of the terminal to disinfect passengers´ shoes.
-Terminal D is closed to reduce passenger traffic and the introduction of additional restrictions on international air transportation.

All passengers arriving at Terminal F undergo triple medical control.

SIA JSC implements in full all measures necessary to combat the spread of coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation in accordance with the instructions and recommendations of state bodies and medical institutions.