About The Airport
The International Airport Kraków Balice is constantly growing, thanks to all who create this place.
In 2018, Kraków Airport handled 6 769 369 passengers, i.e. 16% more compared to the previous year and supported 51,777 air operations (departures and arrivals), i.e. 12% more than in 2017.
In 2018 Kraków Airport handled 1,2 M passengers travelling indirectly to/from KRK.
Last year, passengers could choose from 111 regular flights #flyKRK. Scheduled flights were offered by 24 carriers.
Our carriers opened a record-breaking number of 28 new connections. For the first time in its history Kraków Airport offered direct flights to four continents: Europe, Africa, Asia and North America.
The extensive infrastructure at the airport brings together many important places such as the Hilton Garden Inn Kraków Airport hotel, near which there is a railway station (travel time to the center of Krakow is 18 minutes).
At the airport there is a VIP terminal, in which for our guests we offer a professional VIP service and we also encourage to use the Business Lounge in Kraków Airport in the Schengen and Non-Schengen zone.
With one of the most rapidly growing airports in Central and Eastern Europe, Kraków has become a must-see destination for anyone visiting this part of the world. The city was awarded e.g. as European Capital of Gastronomic Culture 2019, Krakow UNESCO City of Literature and European Capital of Culture 2000. Kraków has a magnetic charm and offers a variety of cultural events, from spectacular live pop festivals to exclusive classical music events. The former capital of Poland is also a rapidly growing economy, attracting investors from all over the world and the country's leading scientific and academic centre.
Facts and Figures
- List of Top 5 Airlines: Ryanair, easyJet, Lufthansa, Norwegian, LOT Polish Airlines
- Number of Serving Airlines: 24
- Number of Direct Destinations: over 111
- Number of Terminals: 1
- Number of Runways: 1
- Length of Main Runway (m): 2,550
- Passenger Numbers (mppa): 8,410,817
- Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 4902
- Ownership: State
- Operational Opening Hours: 24hrs
- Total Catchment Population: 14.5 million
- Urban Population: City of Krakow - 0.8 million; Krakow metropolitan area - 1.4 million
- Aircraft Parking Stands: 17