Terminal B with a throughput functionality of 20 million passengers per year (4.1 thousand passengers per hour) is commissioned for the preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. During the World Cup, fan zones organized in all Sheremetyevo terminals where passengers can watch broadcasts of matches. It become as the first part of the Northern Terminal Complex (NTK) of the airport.
Total area of the new terminal building is 109.713 thousand sq. m. Terminal B has two business lounges with 400 seats each and a VIP-lounge with an area of 1.6 thousand sq. m., mentions RIA Novosti. In the new Terminal B, an automated system for self-service check-in and handling the passenger baggage, installed by Zamar company is put into operation, which will increase the terminal’s throughput functionality to 4.8 thousand passengers and baggage per hour. In addition, it is planned to equip Terminal B with the iBeacon system for online navigation of passengers throughout the airport. Terminal B will be focused on domestic flights.