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Katowice Airport

  • PAX: 4,843,889
  • IATA: KTW
  • ICAO: EPKT

About The Airport

The coronavirus pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on air traffic statistics in 2020. Throughout last year, 1 445 781 passengers, i.e. 3 398 108 fewer (-70.1%) than in 2019, were handled at Katowice Airport. 21 922 aircraft departures and arrivals took place, i.e. 19 684 fewer (-47.31%).

As part of regular traffic, Katowice Airport handled 990 987 travellers, i.e. 1 822 796 fewer (-64.8) than in 2019. 428 946 passengers were handled as part of charter flights; the result is 1 577 380 worse (-78.6%) than the year before.

In 2020, cargo traffic was not prone to limitations, and proved to be record-breaking at Katowice Airport. Precisely 20 375 tonens of freight, i.e. 252 tonnes more (+1.2%) than in 2019, were handled. Furthermore, the segment proved record-breaking when it comes to the number of cargo aircraft operations. In 2020, 3 127 cargo operations were handled; the result is 121 better (+4%) than in 2019.

Katowice Airport main assets are:

  • Catchment area of 13 million people

  • Located in a region with the most highly developed industry - over 429 000 companies are registered in the region

  • Extremely well-developed road and rail network surrounding the airport

  • 4,85 million passengers handled in 2019

  • 1,44 million passengers handled in 2020 (-70,1%)
  • There are 6 European capital in a radius of 600 km of KTW: Warsaw, Prague, Berlin, Bratislava, Budapest, Vienna

  • Operational 24/7 without any curfews or restrictions

  • 3200m-long runway

  • New apron (110 000 m²)

  • Huge touristic and economic potential of Silesia and Małopolska regions
  • The Katowice Special Economic Zone is a leader among Polish special economic zones. Over 390 business entities are currently operating in the zone. So far, they have invested approximately PLN 36 billion and created more than 80,000 new jobs here.
  • The best free zone in Europe and 2nd in the World in 2019

Facts and Figures

  • List of Top 5 Airlines: LO,LH,W6,FR,
  • Number of Serving Airlines: 18
  • Number of Terminals: 3
  • Number of Runways: 1
  • Length of Main Runway (m): RWY 09/27, 3200×45 m, PCN 70
  • Passenger Numbers (mppa): 2020: 1 445 781 (-70,1 proc.)
  • Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 2020: 20 375 tonnes (+1,2%)
  • Operational Opening Hours: 24
  • Total Catchment Population: 13 mln
  • Urban Population: 5.5 mln
  • Aircraft Parking Stands: max 38