Pulkovo Airport implements preventive measures due to coronavirus

17 March 2020

The management company of Pulkovo Airport “Northern Capital Gateway” (NCG) implements a set of measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection.

An emergency response centre has been created at St. Petersburg Airport for cooperative work with airlines, state regulatory authorities, local authorities, and the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing on coronavirus issues.

All aircraft arriving at Pulkovo from regions with unfavourable epidemiological conditions undergo disinfection treatment.

The cleaning regime of all premises of Pulkovo Airport, including elevators, check-in counters, information desks, inspection areas, office rooms and staff lounges, has been intensified. Disinfection of gangways and passenger buses is carried out regularly.

The air in passenger areas is being purified with the help of cleaning units. Air recirculators are operating in the restrooms of the international arrivals hall.

Pulkovo Airport employees have been informed about the preventive measures against the spread of coronavirus infection and the need to use personal protective equipment. The airport staff regularly receives face masks, gloves, antiseptic wipes and gels.

If the passengers, visitors and employees of Pulkovo Airport feel unwell, they can visit the first-aid room. The first-aid room is located on the second floor of the passenger terminal and operates around the clock.