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Warsaw Chopin Airport

  • PAX: 18,860,000
  • IATA: WAW
  • ICAO: EPWA

About The Airport

Named after the distinguished Polish composer - Fryderyk Chopin -  Warsaw Chopin Airport is Poland's most important international airport and largest airports in Central and Eastern Europe.

Warsaw Chopin Airport is a major airport in CEE in terms of both transfer and point-to-point passenger traffic volume. Almost half of airport's passengers are transfer passengers. The airport plays major role in the Polish air transport market, handling almost 18 million passengers in 2018.

The constant growth of passenger traffic as well as increasing safety standards gave impulse to major changes of the airport infrastructure, what had significant influence on high passenger service quality level and operational efficiency.

Airport key features:

  • An extensive catchment area of 18.6 million inhabitants within 3 hours drive time
  • 17.76 million passengers handled in 2018
  • 34 airlines and 122 regular destinations in the Summer 2018
  • Located 10 km from the center of 1,7 million citizens dynamic city
  • high density and growing number of FDI and BPO/SSC centers in Warsaw
  • Capacity of over 20 million passengers per year
  • One roof concept terminal infrastructure and customer-friendly airport experience
  • Short connecting times and transit infrastructure
  • Certified as the site without barriers in 2015

Facts and Figures

  • List of Top 5 Airlines: LOT, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Air France, KLM
  • Number of Serving Airlines: 34 Scheduled and 15 charter (Summer 2018)
  • Number of Direct Destinations: 122 (regular) and 77 (charter)
  • Number of Terminals: Terminal A, General Aviation Terminal
  • Number of Runways: 2
  • Length of Main Runway (m): 3690
  • Passenger Numbers (mppa): 17.76 million in 2018
  • Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 108,3 (000 t) cargo + mail (10,3 % growth)
  • Ownership: 'Polish Airports' State Enterprise
  • Operational Opening Hours: 5:30 am - 23:30 pm (LT)
  • Total Catchment Population: 18.6 million in total, 3.6 million within 60 minutes drive
  • Urban Population: 3 million