St Petersburg Airport Information
Pulkovo Airport (IATA: LED) is an international airport serving St. Petersburg, Russia. It consists of two terminals, Pulkovo-1 (serving mostly domestic flights) and Pulkovo-2 (international flights), which are located about 20 km (12 mi) and 17 km (11 mi) south of the city centre, respectively. The airport serves as a hub for Rossiya Airlines (formerly Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise), and as focus city for Nordavia.
Originally it was named Shosseynaya Airport, by the name of a nearby railroad station. Construction began in January 1931, and was completed on June 24, 1932, with the first aircraft arriving at 17:31 that day, after a two-and-a-half hour flight from Moscow carrying passengers and mail.
Here are some of the major Airlines that service Pulkovo Airport:
- Aeroflot operated by Donavia
- Aeroflot operated by Nordavia
- Air Berlin
- Austrian Airlines
- LOT Polish Airlines
- Transaero Airlines
- UTair Aviation
- Uzbekistan Airways
- Yakutia Airlines
- Yamal Airlines
- AirBridgeCargo Airlines
The above mentioned information is taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulkovo_Airport.