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Lufthansa flying to Moscow's Vnukovo Airport


Two flights daily to and from Frankfurt link Russian metropolis even better into global route network

Starting with the summer flight schedules 2012, Lufthansa is flying to Moscow's Vnukovo Airport as a new destination in its route network.  The twice-daily flights from Frankfurt will  supplement the airline's existing services to Moscow's Domodedovo Airport. From 25 March 2012, Lufthansa will then be laying on six connections daily to the Russian capital.

Moscow, with a population of 14.6 million, constitutes the biggest metropolitan region in Europe ahead of Istanbul and London.  Of the major international airports serving Moscow, Vnukovo is the closest to the city centre. It takes but 35 minutes to get there on the express train.  Additionally, the new Lufthansa destination offers good communications to the Kaluga industrial base, a centre of the automotive industry where a number of foreign companies have established assembly plants.

All in all, with the flights to Moscow-Vnukovo, Lufthansa will be laying on a total of 153 weekly connections between Germany and Russia to nine destinations. Besides the flights to the two Moscow airports, the airline is flying to Nizhniy Novgorod, Perm, Samara, Kazan, St. Petersburg, Rostov and Yekatarinburg.

The fare for the connection between Frankfurt and Vnukovo starts at 212 euros. This fare applies in Economy Class and is inclusive of all taxes and fees for online bookings at Reservations can also be made via the Lufthansa Call Center in Germany on 01805 805 805 (calls from German landlines cost €0.14/min; calls from mobile networks will be charged at the maximum rate of €0.42/min). Customers can also book their flights through Lufthansa travel agency partners or at Lufthansa sales counters at airports.

New connection at a glance

Frankfurt – Moscow-Vnukuvo (Russia)

Three-letter code/
Time zone (winter)

Frankfurt, Terminal 1 (FRA); UTC  +01.00 hours.
Moscow-Vnukuvo (VKO); UTC  +03.00 hours.


(all times in local time; summer time)

NEW from 25 March 2012

Flights daily
LH1470         Frankfurt 13.25 hours – Moscow-Vnukovo 18.25 hours
H1472          Frankfurt 20.15 hours – Moscow-Vnukovo 01.15 hours

LH1471         Moscow-Vnukovo 19:20 hours – Frankfurt 20:30 hours
LH1473         Moscow-Vnukovo 09:20 hours – Frankfurt 10:30 hours

Flight duration

Frankfurt – Moscow-Vnukuvo:         3 hours 00 minutes
Moscow-Vnukuvo – Frankfurt:         3 hours 10 minutes


2,005 kilometres / 1,083 (nautical) miles

Aircraft type



168 seats (Business / Economy)

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