Pushkin, Lomonosov, Tupolev: Russian Airports Get a Name Change

Out with the old, in with the new.

Airports in dozens of Russian cities will now bear the names of their famous residents after President Vladimir Putin issued a decree on the name change Friday.

Here’s a look at some of the newly minted names of some of Russia’s most popular airports. Hopefully, this will help you avoid confusion if you see “Pushkin Airport” instead of Sheremetyevo when you book your next ticket to Moscow.






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