Saint Petersburg (Санкт-Петербург)
City of Saint Petersburg (Sankt Peterburg), Russia, Russian Federation
St Petersburg is in the same time zone as Russia's capital, Moscow.
Daylight Saving Time is no longer observed in Russia.
View Larger Map Saint Petersburg (Санкт-Петербург, Sankt-Peterburg ) is a city and a federal subject (federal city) of Russia located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea.
The city's other names were Petrograd (Петроград, 1914ï¿½1924) and Leningrad (Ленинград, 1924ï¿½1991).
Often called just Petersburg (Петербург) and is informally as Piter (Питер).
It is Russia's second largest city after Moscow . Saint Petersburg is a major European cultural centre, and an important Russian port on the Baltic Sea.
Saint Petersburg International airport
Saint Petersburg is served by Pulkovo International airport, and by three smaller commercial and cargo airports in the suburbs.
Pulkovo International airport (Аэропо́рт Пу́лково, Aeroport Pulkovo ) (International airport code: 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 20 km (12 miles) and 17 km (11 miles) S of Saint Petersburg city centre, respectively.
Pulkovo airport opened to passengers as a small aerodrome in 1931. Pulkovo is widely regarded as one of the larger and more modern airports in the Russian Federation.