Ostankino Tower

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Height: To Tip
540 m / 1,772 ft
Height: Architectural
540 m / 1,772 ft
Ostankino Tower Outline
Height: Observatory
337 m / 1,106 ft
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
8.05 m/s


Official Name Ostankino Tower
Structure Type Tower
Status Completed
Country Russia
City Moscow
Street Address & Map Ak. Korolyova Street 15
Postal Code 127427
Building Function telecommunications / observation
Structural Material concrete
Construction Start 1963
Completion 1967

Original Companies Involved

Design Nikolai Vasilyevich Nikitin
Structural Engineer
Design Nikolai Vasilyevich Nikitin
Material Supplier
• Elevator thyssenkrupp

Retrofit Companies Involved

MEP Engineer
Design M.K.3

CTBUH Initiatives

Height: The History of Measuring Tall Buildings
Dec 2009 – CTBUH News

Research Papers

A New Leader for Telecom Towers
Jun 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue II

Other Building Facts

World's tallest self-supported structure 1967 - 1976.

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