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Circle K Conoco Gas Station

  • “Great place to gas up when returning your rental car.”(7 Tips)

28 Tips and reviews


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  • Fill up before leaving your final destination, then top off here before returning your rental car. It’ll be a bit cheaper.

  • the F’real shakes are great!

  • Gas pump shut off before my rental was full and I had to pay a ton when I dropped the car off for not being full. Watch to be sure your tank is full.

  • Good place to stop if you want to get a snack before flying. Don’t fill up your rental car here, the gas is marked up.

  • Great alternative to 45 minute waiting area. Get some coffee, use the restroom and do some people watching!

  • Great place to gas up when returning your rental car.

  • They definitely upcharge the gas price because it’s so close to the rental car plaza.

  • Give yourself extra time if you need gas. There’s always a lime.

  • The reason to not take the fuel option when you pick up a rental car. Plus an awesome c-store

  • Like others said, WAY over priced! Check gasbuddy app to see closer, less expensive stations!

  • 30¢ or more to fill up here. Thankfully we only needed to put in 3 gallons.

  • Yep, the f’real shakes make the waiting all worth while!

  • Lines are huge most of the time. Plan ahead.

  • Come here if you want to get in a car accident. Also, they run out of gas.

  • Road weary travelers be warned: they do not sell Andy Capa hot fries here

  • Really high prices due to the proximity to car rentals. Suggest avoiding this station if possible.

  • Gas is cheaper on Tower Rd. Only 2 likes south on Pena from here.

  • Krispy Kreme doughnuts inside, far left corner.

  • Great place for a pit stop going to or from DIA

  • The people here are awesome!

  • Watch your comings and goings… A wrong turn takes you way outta your way!

  • Mmmmnnn tasty hotdogs

  • What a shithole! Even worse all the pumps are down because of a computer error with the pumps! Don’t depend on this place for your rental car gas.

  • Awful for older vehicles! You can’t put the pump all the way in the gas tank and gas is at least 20 cents more expensive!

  • A trap for the airport car rental places to piss you off for not buying their gas

  • Rental car fill up.

  • Had to go inside for a receipt. This place sucks!

  • Dirty and way over priced gas. But the only one close to the rental returns.

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Airport Retail (Not Gas Stations) Will Be the Model for Future Mega-Recharging Centers Along Highways

What will electric vehicle charging centers located along highways look like in the future?

That remains to be seen but gas stations are clearly not a good model to replicate. A better model is the retail and services model that has become popular at airports around the world.

Charging Is A Different “Refueling” Paradigm

Gas stations are a place we go to spend typically about 5-8 minutes to fill our gas tank. That time spent could be 10-15 minutes or more if there is a line of cars waiting to fill up and/or you usethe restroom, buy a drink or food from the associated convenience store or quick-service restaurant and pay inside instead of at the pump.

But most often our goal at a gas station is to stop, fill up and get back on the road as quickly as possible. Speed, not enjoying the experience is our goal. After all, does anyway enjoy going to the gas station, except of course for the delightful smell of gasoline, burnt coffee and watching over-cooked hot dogs rolling on the warmer?

Because EV charging takes anywhere from 15 minutes to several hours the mindset for EV drivers is to plan around the charging time to do something else WHILE your EV charges. This includes shopping, eating at a restaurant, getting coffee and more.

Mega-Charging Centers: Human and Vehicle Recharging

The model of the future may be mega-charging centers, with perhaps hundreds of charging stations, that are built as combination vehicle and human recharging centers with restaurants, stores, entertainment, car detailing, personal care services and more. They will be powered by combinations of the local grid and their own massive microgrids. These mega charging/leisure centers will be fewer in number than gas stations, but located very strategically.

Tesla, with its Kettleman City (between Northern and Southern California on Interstate 5) SuperCharger center + lounge is a start in the right direction. But even it has the feeling of adding a lounge as a secondary thought to a gas station (with the pumps replaced by charging stations).

Instead, the future of these mega-charging centers will find that the amenities become the draw first and foremost for the humans and the charging stations are the secondary, albeit necessary, activity for the electric vehicles. The model will based on the retail and services model that has become a huge business at airports around the globe.

Generation Research, a travel retail market research specialist, estimated the market’s value at $63.5 billion in 2014, and forecasts that it will grow to $85 billion in 2020. In Singapore, for example, sales at the Changi International Airport were $1.6 billion (US) in 2016.

Airport retail and services are the model for mega EV charging centers, especially those along major highway and autobahn corridors, for three main reasons:

1. Intent: We go to airports because we have to, not necessarily because we want to (except for the idea of flying off to some fabulous destination). The experience for many travelers is stressful, hectic and not very pleasant. So the opportunity to reward yourself with a nice meal and/or beverage, some shopping and even personal care takes some of the dread out of the airport experience.

Similarly, driving 6 hours to grandma’s with the kids saying “I’m hungry,” “I have to go to the bathroom,“ and repeatedly asking “When will we get there?” is not everyone’s ideal experience. Turning this into a pleasant one is the future opportunity with “mega-recharging centers.”

Source: Financial Times | Nigel Dolby Consulting

2. Time: The average time spent at an airport (from arrival until an aircraft’s doors are closed), according to Nigel Dolby, a commercial consultant to the airport industry, was 133 minutes in 2016. But the time available to shop and dine was roughly 30 minutes.

These mega-recharging centers will have DC fast charging stations that will be able to charge most EVs either to maximum range or the range needed to reach the final destination in 15 minutes to an hour. But similar to the spare time we have at airports, 30-45 minutes is probably a typical future time frame that allows a driver and their passengers to get something to eat, drink, use the restroom and perhaps shop or take advantage of various services and amenities – and charge their EV.

3. Wants and Needs: Whether at the airport or on a long drive of many hours, humans simply have basic needs to use the restroom and to replenish their bodies with food and beverages. But we also have wants, activities that we don’t need to do but that we enjoy or want to do to reward ourselves. These can include everything from a enjoying a really nice meal to shopping or getting a massage.

Amenities and Services That Mega-Recharging Centers Will Include in the Future

With that background, the following are the likely (and mostly obvious) types of services and amenities that will form the foundation of future mega-recharging centers, especially those along long-distance highway routes:

The Expected Offerings:

  • Restaurants: Food service is the most obvious amenity, but we will see several national chains modify their offerings especially for the 30-minute charging customer, like Chili’s has done with their Chili’s Too offering at airports. Expect to see the usual fast-food chain restaurants, but in the US, for example, expect to see more upscale quick service chains such as Panera Bread, Chipotle, Panda Express, Shake Shack and others be key staples of these centers. These restaurants may also deliver to the co-located re-charging center lounges/clubs. (see below)
  • Coffee Shops: A core amenity will of course be coffee and tea shops, but they will be more like lounges with work stations, free WiFi and large clean bathrooms.
  • Juice and Yogurt Bars: A no-brainer offering for those seeking a healthier drink or snack.

The New/Future Offerings:

  • Airport-like Lounges/Clubs: If you travel frequently by air, airline club lounges are an oasis from the masses in the terminal. Beyond the lounges operated by airlines, there are a growing number of independent lounges coming to many airports. These include, for example, Priority Pass, AirSpace Lounge (a new company) and American Express-owned The Centurion Lounge. Look to these and other operators to expand into the recharging center business and form partnerships with automakers and charging networks. Owners of luxury brand EVs may get complimentary access to these clubs, pay a discounted membership fee or gain access with a status-level credit card.
  • Auto/Energy Storage Showrooms & Test Drives: Tesla and Lincoln have already opened showrooms, often at upscale malls. Customers can view and sit in cars, talk to an associate, see accessories and options and purchase branded gear. Lincoln, with its Experience Centers, has taken it up a notch and added demonstrations on candle-making, sushi and sake pairings and even salsa dancing. Look to the automakers to open immersive showrooms to enhance their brands and educate customers on new models and features. Additionally, as many auto companies enter the energy storage business, look for short demonstrations of home energy products to become key aspects of these showrooms. Lastly, while your car is charging, why not take your family for a test drive in that new electric crossover you’ve been eyeing?
  • Car Detailing: While you wait, have your car washed, waxed and detailed. Have your tire tread and air level checked and tires rotated, windshield washer fluid filled, etc. Look for major oil and auto repair businesses to pivot and enter this “spa for cars” market.
  • Yoga and Stretching: While Reebok and the architecture/design firm of Gensler envisioned the reuse of gas stations along highways into fitness centers, I doubt most travelers will want to work up a sweat while their EV charges. But some stretching, yoga and light weights or even a walk on a treadmill or on a nice trail around the center might re-energize tired drivers and passengers. Look for some fitness apparel companies like Nike and Reebok to open combo apparel stores and light exercise and education centers at these recharging centers.

Reebok/Gensler future vision of The Network EV charging and fitness center

  • Personal Care: Look for chains such as XpressSpa, which are located at many airports, to be popular destinations at recharging centers. After a 4-hour drive in a car, getting a neck, back and/or foot massage sounds like a pretty attractive reward for yourself as your EV charges. Also, expect hair salons, manicure and pedicure and other personal services.
  • Retail: Expect retailers like Amazon to open stores where you can browse and buy books, magazines and travel items as well as order items online and have them delivered to your home or travel destination. Also look to major retailers to locate small outlet locations at these centers.
  • Mini-Museums and Attraction Centers: Look for museums, theme parks and other attractions to set up mini-museums and attraction centers designed to convert you to visiting their location. A few hours from Disneyland you stop in buy your tickets in advance and opt for a special VIP experience and then check out the Disney Cruises through a virtual reality tour. Outside of New York on I95 you visit the Museum of Modern Art Museum store and mini-museum that has a few exhibits, books and posters and possibly short classes in things like pottery making or drawing.
  • Activities for Kids: And what do the kid’s do? Look for arcades, indoor mini-golf and “screen rooms” perhaps operated by companies like Netflix where people can plug in and watch an episode of their favorite TV show while waiting.
  • Cooking Demonstrations and Takeaway: Watch cooking demonstrations, short classes on things like knife sharpening and how to make the perfect omelet. Then pick up meal kits that you can prepare (and use your new-found skills) when you reach your beachside timeshare resort destination.
  • Casinos: In markets where gambling is legal, don’t be surprised if mini-casinos pop up.

What do you think? What types of amenities would most interest you or do you think I’ve missed?

Finally, while researching for this article I came across a gas station concept that was designed in 1927 by Frank Lloyd Wright. His design was never used until a model was built in 2014 at the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum. Wright’s design imagined the gas station as a comfortable, enjoyable, even civilized destination.

While Wright’s vision never became reality, I have high hopes that the future of mega-recharging centers will actually live up to his vision from the 1920s.

Every flight starts on the ground: who refuels the planes and how?

Who refuels the aircraft and how? And is it possible for a person to have two dreams come true at once in one profession – to drive a multi-ton truck and work in aviation? Sergey Akhmin, the driver of the Gazpromneft-Aero airport tanker, has such a unique profession. On the platform, the TZA driver solves many operational tasks, the main of which is to refuel the aircraft efficiently and promptly. Read about the arithmetic of refueling and flight preparation technology in an interview that we took with our hero at his workplace – at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.

Refueling arithmetic

Sergey Akhmin is driving a 60-ton tanker or airfield tanker along the airport apron. Today, in the flight plan, an Aeroflot flight to New York will take our compatriots who did not have time to return to Russia due to the pandemic. A 400-seat Boeing 777-300ER will spend at least nine hours in the sky, so the flight will require about 100 tons of fuel. The aircraft will be refueled by the largest tanker in the Gazpromneft-Aero fleet.

“Usually I refuel 6-7 planes per shift (12 hours), the average refueling time is 20-30 minutes. But there are also long-haul flights like this. Then the aircraft is refueled by several cars at once, about an hour In total, we have 25 refuelers on the platform.

Sheremetyevo is the busiest airport in the country, with about 50 million passengers a year. An aircraft can be simultaneously prepared for departure by up to 10 ground services. All work on refueling the aircraft begins with the receipt of an application from the airline. It enters the commercial service of the aviation fuel operator, which approves the application and sends it to the production unit. Next, the dispatcher selects a tanker to serve this flight and sends the information to the driver. All data exchange takes place through the Aircraft Refueling Management System (AFMS).

Gazpromneft-Aero became the first aviation refueling operator in Russia to introduce automated commercial fuel metering and switch to the direct method of dynamic mass measurements when refueling aircraft. The new digital system makes it possible to reduce the turnaround time for primary accounting data and invoices, fully control the calculation of the mass of dispensed fuel, fill in the primary documentation after refueling the aircraft, and follow the sequence of technological operations. The company plans to introduce the SUZVS system also at the international airports of Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Murmansk, Ulyanovsk, Chita and Saratov.

“I receive a task on a special monitor in the TZA cockpit, it reflects all the relevant information: parking number, type and tail number of the aircraft, airline name, flight, destination and the required amount of fuel for refueling the aircraft. I confirm the task by pressing buttons on the touch screen and go to the parking lot. I also confirm my arrival at the aircraft through the computer, after which I start moving to its service area. Refueling will begin only after the representative of the airline has visually verified the quality of the fuel (this is an airfield control procedure) and gives permission During refueling, I can see on the electronic display information about the amount of jet fuel required for refueling, the value of productivity, volume and mass of fuel dispensed in real time. It is very convenient.0003

After the process is completed, I return to the cockpit, print out a bill of lading and sign it with the representatives of the airline. Previously, this document had to be filled out manually, it took a lot of time and errors could occur. There are more than 40 airlines in Sheremetyevo today, with which we work through the new system; several tens of thousands of flights were filled. The actual aircraft service time during refueling has been reduced by 10-15%. I think it’s a great result!”

Safety is a priority

The airfield tanker, expertly driven by Sergey, is not just a car, but a high-tech complex with many systems that ensure the safety of traffic and the safety of the refueling itself.

The traffic system at the airport has its own specifics. The speed for all types of transport on the platform is no more than 20 km per hour. A digital system installed on all Gazpromneft-Aero vehicles, without exception, helps control compliance with traffic safety requirements.

“This is a very useful system. It monitors not only the speed of our movement, but also the quality of the driving itself: how smoothly we accelerate, brake, turn. Special sensors also show whether the seat belt is fastened, whether the headlights and flashing beacons are on. On the drivers high responsibility – we transport and refuel fuel, so transport safety is a priority. In terms of maneuverability and comfort, we have excellent new cars, they differ only in the volume of the tank. I adapted to them very quickly after eight years of working as a truck driver.”

In the classification of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), all refueling is divided into three categories: drivers of Gazpromneft-Aero refuel flights of several airlines at once in Sheremetyevo according to the high 2nd category, without the participation of representatives of the air carrier. TZA drivers independently connect the refueling hose to the aircraft wing, distribute fuel among the tanks, display data on the injection volume on the information board (panel), which is also located in the aircraft wing, and refuel. The flight crew at this time performs other pre-flight procedures. Each airline organizes separate training for tanker drivers. Today, Gazpromneft-Aero drivers refuel eight types of aircraft in the 2nd category, including the most modern Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

“I especially like the dynamics in my work. Our team is always glad to new airlines and refueling of new types of aircraft. If I manage to get on the first flight, I consider it a great personal success! This year it was the same with the new Airbus A350, which appeared in the park “Aeroflot. I was the first to participate in its refueling, and these are impressions that will remain in memory for a lifetime.”


Sergei chose his profession between “heaven” and “earth”. With his grandfather, a truck driver, he traveled all over the Soviet Union, and his uncle, a pilot, introduced the boy to the world of aviation.

Sergey Akhmin learned to drive at the age of 13. Barely waiting for the end of school, Sergei went to the Institute of Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia to the “automobile” faculty. I seriously thought about the flight school, but still chose the Ground Forces. I officially passed my license after the fourth year, immediately opened categories B, C and armored vehicles. “The faculty was an armored vehicle; as a driver-mechanic, I had a chance to drive an armored personnel carrier, an infantry fighting vehicle. We studied the device, armament, maneuverability and driving, even made forced marches along public roads.”

Sergei is now a reserve officer. He served for two years in the operational brigade of the Internal Troops, but decided to return “to civilian life.” In 2005, he got his first job as a truck driver for international transportation. As a forwarding driver, he carried flowers from Holland to Moscow. He spent on flights for two weeks in a row, and in the spring season – for two months. “I already had two small children, and when a serious choice arose, I made it in favor of the family: live with my wife, take the children to school and training, wish them good night.

A classmate suggested that Gazpromneft-Aero is starting work at Sheremetyevo Airport, drivers are required. Sergey honestly admits: he came at random. I filled out a questionnaire – I needed category E, driving experience. Just a couple of days later, he was called for an interview, and soon he was trained and went to work as an airfield tanker driver.

The Gazpromneft-Aero refueling complex at Sheremetyevo, one of the most modern refueling complexes in Russia and Eastern Europe, was put into operation in 2013. The complex has the highest quality status of aviation fuel supply of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). For seven years, the aviation fuel complex provided refueling for more than 300 thousand flights
65 foreign and Russian airlines. The enterprise acts as a platform for approbation and implementation of the best digital practices and technologies in the air transport industry. On the basis of the complex, the Digital Fueling Complex project is being implemented, automated process control systems and online accounting for the movement of petroleum products at all stages are being introduced.

In “special conditions”

Like all colleagues, today Sergey works on the platform wearing a protective mask and keeps a social distance. Also, TZA drivers have special protective suits made of light fabrics, like doctors. They are put on by aviation fuel complex workers if a flight arriving from abroad or from regions with a special epidemiological level is to be refueled.

“We have been working in the new conditions of high alert since March. In my opinion, the adaptation process went quickly and the team did not experience any special difficulties. These are just additional safety rules that we follow, they do not affect our efficiency in any way. The company always prioritizes the personal safety of personnel: we work in personal protective equipment, goggles, helmets, gloves.Before the start of the shift and after the end of the shift, drivers undergo mandatory medical control.And this process is also automated for us: remote medical examination complexes are installed at production sites. during the pandemic period, this was supplemented by constant monitoring of body temperature, disinfection of equipment and premises. All airfield tankers are also disinfected after the shift. Production shifts are divided among themselves, the staff does not overlap. Every two weeks we undergo mandatory testing for COVID-19. In this difficult situation, the company shows maximum concern for us and our families, which is especially valuable. Working in aviation hardens us, we are on the platform day and night, in heat and cold. The main task is to refuel the aircraft; at this moment you least of all think about yourself and your comfort. Especially when it comes to refueling humanitarian flights, cargo flights that carry medical equipment and protective equipment, “export” flights. It so happened that we were at the epicenter of events related to the pandemic. Sheremetyevo Airport has become the main airport accepting “export” flights from abroad. During the pandemic, we have already refueled more than 500 flights that helped the Russians return home!”

Work? Vocation!

“We are universal drivers, we constantly undergo training, train with different airlines. I also studied as a mechanic and replace colleagues if they are on vacation. The company has many training tools, including remote ones. It all depends on personal initiative and interest in their development.If you wish, you can enter the basic department of the company at the Ulyanovsk Institute of Civil Aviation and get a higher education in the field of aviation fuel supply.Our work is for people.Going on a plane trip, they can be calm and confident that their flight was well-prepared and will pass with comfort.Often we also serve “status” flights, as it was during the Olympics and the World Cup.And here the prestige of not only the company, but also the country depended on the quality of our work.I am glad that everything passed at the highest level.”

All drivers of Gazpromneft-Aero participate in the corporate contest “Tsel-100” every year. This time – almost 800 people. The main task is to be in the “green category” throughout the year: to prevent a single traffic violation while driving a company car and get a high rating for driving quality. Each trip of the driver is counted. Today Sergey is confidently moving towards his goal.

“Being in the top 20 of the best drivers is both a prestige and a good bonus. They don’t demand the impossible from you: you just need to do your job responsibly and with high quality and be attentive. The competition has been running for three years now, and I can see how the approach of drivers is changing to driving, awareness and the ability to anticipate risks are growing, which means that the overall level of transport safety is increasing.”


Car travel and hockey are two of Sergey’s main hobbies. He instilled a love for winter sports in his son. One of the common goals today is to get into a professional junior team, possibly SKA or Avangard, and even participate in the largest children’s hockey tournament, the Gazprom Neft Cup. And the Akhmins go on trips with the whole family – except for their son, they grow two daughters. management of airport services, and the aircraft of the future… Our work will become more and more interesting, we are on the verge of incredible changes!”

How planes are refueled: the refueling complex of Domodedovo airport.

The original was taken from zhzhitel at the Domodedovo Airport Refueling Complex: how airplanes are refueled.

Thousands of issues need to be resolved in order to serve hundreds of planes departing from the airport every day in the shortest possible time. One of the most important tasks is to provide all aircraft with fuel. The refueling complex is a huge mechanism that operates smoothly and smoothly.

Let’s see what happens to the fuel from the moment it enters the airport until it is filled into the fuel tanks of the aircraft.

2. Fuel gets to the airport in two ways: by rail or by pipeline.

3. By rail, fuel comes from various factories throughout the country. The choice of suppliers depends on prices and current market conditions. Currently, most of the fuel comes by rail.

4. At the same time, 22 tanks can be discharged at Domodedovo.

5. An interesting detail: a safety cable for employees who receive fuel.

6. All fuel passes mandatory acceptance control.

7. Flight capability is provided on the ground.

8. Fuel is pumped from railway tanks into such tanks. The volume of this huge barrel is 5000 m³.

9. Correctly the barrel is called “vertical steel tank”. Some technical details:

10. This is what the tank looks like from the top of the neighboring tank.

11. TankRadar – a device for monitoring fuel parameters in a tank.

12. Fuel level, temperature and other parameters can be estimated.

13. Water tanks are located near the fuel tanks. Casemate-type tanks are located underground. They say about them: “Let them never be used for their intended purpose.”

14. In order to drive fuel between tanks, powerful pumps are needed.

15. This is the second route by which fuel enters the airport – a pipeline running from the Volodarskaya tank farm. This tank farm is connected by oil product pipelines to all airports of the Moscow air hub. Under this canopy there are metering devices, based on their readings, settlements between companies are carried out.

Two types of fuel are used in civil aviation: TS-1 and RT. TS-1 – aircraft fuel, RT – jet fuel. There are few differences between them, in fact it is aviation kerosene.

16. At each stage, the quality and parameters of the fuel are carefully controlled. There are several levels of control, the most stringent is carried out in the laboratory. They know everything about fuel here.

17. Fuel undergoes a full analysis of 12 indicators. In addition, other liquids are controlled. For example, I-M is an anti-water crystallization fuel additive and NGZh-5U is a hydraulic oil used, for example, in aircraft landing gear.

18. Each test has its own equipment. Some devices do not look very impressive on the outside, but their task, of course, is not this.

19. Laboratory worker at work.

20. The results of each analysis are recorded in logs, in addition, some samples are sealed and stored for a certain period. These are aviation security requirements.

21. Before that, the last time I saw so many test tubes was only at the Institute at the Department of Physical Chemistry.

22. Some research was done in front of us. Now the flash point of fuel in a closed crucible is being investigated.

23. The results are shown on the display.

24. Density and composition of the fuel by fractions are studied here.

25. Sample sealing.

26. After the fuel has passed a comprehensive analysis, received quality confirmation in the laboratory, it can be pumped to the central filling station located at the airport. It is from here that fuel is supplied to the aircraft.

27. A lot of filters are installed at the inlet, which trap mechanical impurities and water.

28. Additional control is being carried out, for this fuel is drained from the bottom of the tanks.

29. All physical and chemical parameters are checked in the laboratory, the presence of water and impurities can be detected by visual inspection. The fuel is absolutely clean.

30. Used coarse and fine filters. The filter system is capable of retaining particles of impurities with a size of 1 micron, which is almost 100 times smaller than the thickness of a human hair.

31. Engine room. The pumps operate automatically.

32. General view of the central heating station.

33. There are six tanks with a volume of 5000 m³ and several smaller tanks at the CZS.

34. Stocks of anti-icing fluid and fuel additives are also stored here.

35. Aircraft tanks can get fuel from tankers or from such hydrant columns located throughout the airfield. There are 61 such dispensers in total, we are just at the control one, with number 61.

36. There are tankers with different capacities in Domodedovo, the maximum capacity of used tankers is 60 m³, as in a railway tank car.

37. It takes about 40 minutes to completely fill the tank of the tanker with fuel. Faster is impossible, there are standards that limit the maximum fuel supply rate.

38. On average, narrow-body jets take about 20 tons of fuel, the Boeing-747 can carry 200 tons, and the giant Airbus A-380 – almost 300.

39. Interesting views of the airport open from the roof of the tanks.

40. The whole essence of the report in one photo.

41. If you don’t refuel, it won’t fly.

42. A little about how fuel is filled. First, second, and third: safety. Everything must be grounded, all instructions and regulations are detailed as much as possible.

43. The CZS is like a regular gas station, only there are much more cars here.

44. Column. It releases fuel.

45. After refueling the next control.

46. Kerosene is transparent as a tear, impurities and water are absent.

47. The tanker can now drive towards the aircraft.

48. There are three operators in Domodedovo, airlines can choose those who offer the best conditions and prices.

49. In turn, operators can store fuel in common tanks or rent a tank separately for themselves.

50. Refueling of aircraft is carried out through hatches located in the wing.

51. For refueling aircraft from hydrant dispensers, such mobile refueling units are used.

52. Refueling takes place from hatches located at the aircraft parking areas, so huge tankers do not need to maneuver among the aircraft, all fuel is supplied through pipes.

53. A boy is watching the refueling process, waiting for his flight.

54. Very soon the plane will be refueled, and the passengers will go through passport control and fly on their own business.