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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Airport Work to Begin

MOSCOW -- The construction of the first stage of a new international passenger terminal at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport will start Aug. 1.

The director of the airport, Sergei Rudakov, said the new terminal will be able to handle 2.5 million passengers.

The construction of the first stage is estimated to cost from $75 million to $100 million. He said the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development had shown interest in financing the project.

The terminal is expected to be commissioned in the spring of 2000.