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Katowice Airport Code KTW

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 42-625

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 50°28'27"N / 19°4'47"E


Weather Observations

Station ID: EPKT
Observation Time: 07/06/2021 2:47 pm

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About Katowice Airport Code

Katowice Airport code is KTW. This airport derives its IATA code (KTW) from Katowice city in Poland where it is based. Its elevation above sea level is 304 meters. 

About Katowice Airport (KTW)

Katowice Airport (KTW) is one of the busiest in Poland. It is also the largest airport in terms of leisure traffic featuring the tallest Air Traffic Control Tower.

Katowice Airport (KTW) Runway

Katowice Airport (KTW) is serviced by a single runway: 

09/27 3,200 m concrete

Regarded as the longest runway in Poland, this facility also serves 41,606  aircraft movements along with 20,123 tonnes of cargo. 

Katowice Airport (KTW) Terminals

Katowice Airport (KTW) features three passenger terminals (Terminal A, B, and C) and one cargo terminal. 

Terminal A handles non-Schengen departure flights while Terminal B is dedicated to serving only Schengen departure flights. Terminal C on the other hand welcomes all arrival non-Schengen and Schengen flights. 

Nearest Airports to Katowice Airport (KTW)

  • John Paul II International Airport Krakow-Balice 71 km 
  • Leos Janacek Airport Ostrava 124 km 
  • Copernicus Airport Wroclaw 200 km
  • Rzeszow-Jasionka Airport 245 km 
  • Brno-Turany Airport 251 km 

Major Airlines Operating from Katowice Airport (KTW)

  • Aegean Airlines 
  • Blue Panorama Airlines 
  • Bulgaria Air
  • Bulgarian Air Charter
  • Buzz
  • Corendon Airlines 
  • Ellinair
  • Enter Air
  • SkyUp
  • Smartwings
  • SunExpress
  • Wizz Air

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
09-27 9,183 ft 195 ft Concrete Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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