Vanderlande wins Pulkovo.Vanderiande industries wilt build and integrate a new fully automated baggage handling system A Baggage Handling System (BHS) is a type of conveyor system installed in airports that transports checked luggage from ticket counters to areas where the bags can be loaded onto airplanes. for Pulkovo Saint Petersburg Saint Petersburg, city, United States
Saint Petersburg, city (1990 pop. 238,629), Pinellas co., W Fla., on Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico at the southern end of the Pinellas peninsula; settled in the mid-1800s, inc. 1892. Airport in. Russia, The new baggage handling system, worth [euro]15 million (US $20 2m). will be integrated in a new passenger terminal that will give the airport the capacity to manage the growing amount of baggage that passengers will check-in for flights to and from the airport.
In 2010, the city of S( Petersburg an ed over ownership, operation and development of Pulkovo Airport to a concessionaire, Northern Capital Gateway (NCG NCG New College Graduate
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According to Ronald Untema, Area Director at Vanderlande industries: "This order further confirms Vanderlande Industries' leading position in the Russian Federation. We are now the leading baggage handling system supplier at the four busiest airports in Russia List of airports in Russia (Russian Federation), sorted by location. List
LOCATION ICAO IATA AIRPORT NAME
Belgorod UUOB EGO Belgorod Airport
Kolomna UUMT Lukhovitsy Tretyakovo Airport
Kursk URS Kursk Airport ".
The baggage handling system will include (among others) 96 check-in positions, two Helixorter tilt-tray sorters, a lane-based early bag storage for 820 bags, seven tilted Tnptanar arrival carousels, configurations for manual inspection by Russian customs authorities and a baggage reconciliation system part of the Vanderlande Vibes software suite. The terminal is expected to start operations in 2013.