Katowice Airport

Airport Information

Katowice Airport

Katowice Wojciech Korfanty Airport is an international airport, located in Pyrzowice, 30 km north of Katowice, Poland. The airport has the 4th-biggest annual passenger flow in Poland. Katowice Airport is the biggest Polish airport in terms of leisure traffic. It is also the second biggest airport in the country in terms of cargo traffic.

It operates a variety of charter, regular and cargo flights. Long-haul flights are operated from Katowice to Varadero in Cuba, Bangkok in Thailand, Cancún in Mexico, Malé in Maldives and to Puerto Plata as well as Punta Cana in Dominican Republic by LOT’s Boeing 787s Dreamliner. The airport has the tallest Air Traffic Control Tower and the second longest runway in Poland. Katowice Airport is the Poland’s only airport with more than one passenger terminal and the airport with the biggest number of based airlines. The Katowice Airport serves the most industrialised region in Poland, one of the most urbanised areas of Europe.

13 million inhabitants are estimated to live within 100 km of Katowice Airport. This is a larger catchment area than many airports in Europe.

Airport News

Fourth Aircraft Maintenance Hangar to be Built at Katowice Airport

A new aircraft maintenance hangar will be built at Katowice Airport. The building will be leased by Wizz Air. Currently, the building is in the design phase. A construction works contractor will be chosen by the …

Record-breaking Cargo at Katowice Airport

From January to the end of March 2024, the cargo terminal at Katowice Airport handled 9 838 tonnes of freight, i.e. 725 tonnes more (+7.9%) in comparison with the first three months of 2023. The result for the …

New central passenger terminal to be built at Katowice Airport as part of 2024-2028 Investment Program

The Upper Silesian Aviation Group (GTL SA) has presented the Katowice Airport investment program for 2024-2028. The plan covers the expansion of all airport areas, i.e. passenger, aircraft maintenance and cargo. Moreover, GTL SA plans to expand …

InPost Parcel Locker Before Security Control at Katowice Airport

Passengers travelling from Katowice Airport to Schengen Area countries have a new convenience at their disposal. An InPost Parcel Locker has been put into service. The Parcel Locker is aimed at travellers whose items transported in hand luggage …

Train Connection to Katowice Airport Launches

On 10 December 2023 (Sunday), Koleje Śląskie trains debuted on the S9 route, which goes through the following route: Częstochowa – Częstochowa-Raków – Poraj – Myszków – Zawiercie – Poręba – Siewierz – Mierzęcice – Pyrzowice …

25 million Wizz Air passengers at Katowice Airport

Airline notes record-breaking result in Pyrzowice On 25 July 2023 (Tuesday), Wizz Air handled the 25 millionth passenger on flights to and from Katowice Airport. Aldona, passenger number 25,000,000, comes from the Subcarpathian Voivodeship; she returned to Katowice …


Katowice Airport
Wolności 90, 42-625
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