Katowice Wojciech Korfanty Airport
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Address: ul. Wolnosci 90, 42-625 Ozarowice, Poland
IATA Airport Code: KTW
ICAO Airport Code: EPKT
Alias: Katowice International Airport and Katowice Pyrzowice Airport
Everything You Need To Know About Katowice Airport Before Your Trip
Katowice Airport (IATA: KTW) is a former military airbase that has been available for passengers since 1966. It is one of the busiest airports in the country and is located in the Katowice area. It is the home base for the airlines Wizz Air and Ryanair and the charter airlines Smart wing Poland and Enters Air.
Katowice airport serves regular, charter, and cargo flights. It has its origins in the Second World War and served as a base for the Red Army soldiers. The first passenger flight was in 1966 when a LOT Polish Airlines plane departed for Warsaw.
It is located north of Katowice in Poland and has the tallest control tower in the country. It operates for the most industrialized region of the country and is the fourth busiest airport in Poland. It is connected to the rest of Poland via the S1 motorway.
It is estimated that around 13 million inhabitants live less than 100 km from this airport. It is a much larger catchment than some airports in Europe have.
Katowice Airport is located 30 km (19 miles) north of the city of Katowice, Poland.
• Public transport: You can travel to and from the airport by bus. It is the cheapest way to get to the city center.
• Cab: You can take a taxi to Katowice airport to get to the city faster. The cost of the trip to Katowice is approximately 170 PLN.
• Car rental: Upon arrival at Katowice airport, you can rent a car from the major car rental companies such as Sixt, Avis, Hertz, Budget, Europcar, and some local companies.
This airport has a 3,200-meter long concrete runway and can accommodate large aircraft such as Boeing 777 and Boeing 747. It is the second-longest runway in the country.
Katowice Airport has three terminals: Terminal A, Terminal B and Terminal C. Terminal A and B serve for departures, and Terminal C handles only arrivals.
In terminals A and B, you will find the check-in counters and the security control. Terminal A handles non-Schengen flights, and Terminal B handles outbound Schengen flights. Terminal B has bars, restaurants, and a counter from the car rental company Panek.
All terminals have basic services so that passengers have a pleasant trip. It has ATMs, information booths, business lounge, post office, currency exchange, medical center, baby care room, public restrooms, cafeteria, conference rooms, and various shops.
Frequently operating airlines from Katowice airport are:
• Aegean Airlines
• Blue Panorama Airlines
• Bulgaria Air
• Bulgarian Air Charter.´
• Corendon Airlines
• Enter Air
• Israir Airlines
• LOT Polish Airlines
• Onur Air
• Pegasus Airlines
• Wizz Air
The main destinations from Katowice airport are:
Kalamata, Gran Canaria, Palermo, Tenerife, Antalya, Burgas, Malaga, Marsa, Rhodes, Izmir, Heraklion, Dubai, Tirana, Varna, Kos, Tel Aviv, Barcelona, Palma de mallorca, Bankok, Cancun, Puerto Plata, Varadero, Catania , Punta Cana, Frankfurt, Munich, London, Male, Bologna, Edinburgh, Oslo, Manchester, Athens, Bergamo, Bristol, Rome, Stockholm, Abu Dhabi, Malta, Mykonos, Split, Castellón and much more.
Katowice International Airport in 2019 handled about 4.8 million passengers, had an increase of 24.3% compared to 2017 that handled 3.9 million passengers.
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