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Kraków John Paul II International Airport Code KRK

Airport Codes

IATA CODE KRK
ICAO CODE EPKK
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 467
COUNTRY CODE POL
ZIP CODE 32-083
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE KRK

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 50°4'39"N / 19°47'5"E

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Weather Observations

Station ID: EPKK
Observation Time: 08/06/2021 2:56 pm

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About Kraków John Paul II International Airport Code

Kraków John Paul II International Airport code is KRK. This airport derives its IATA code (KRK) from Krakow–the second largest city of Poland–where it is based. Its elevation above sea level is 241 meters above sea level. 

About Kraków John Paul II International Airport (KRK)

Kraków John Paul II International Airport (KRK) is regarded as one of the busiest airports in the country with passenger traffic of more than 2.5 million every year. 

This facility was known as Krakow-Balice Airport (KRK) before being renamed Kraków John Paul II International Airport (KRK) in 1995 to honor Pope John Paul II. 

Kraków John Paul II International Airport (KRK) Runways

Kraków John Paul II International Airport (KRK) is serviced by two world-class runways: 

07/25 2,550 m concrete 

07L/25R 2,550 m grass (Used in an emergency)

These runways handle 51,777 aircraft movements annually. 

Kraków John Paul II International Airport (KRK) Terminal

Kraków John Paul II International Airport (KRK) features a single terminal building that is used for both domestic and international operations. This facility is capable of handling up to 8 million passengers annually.

Nearest Airports to Kraków John Paul II International Airport (KRK)

  • 97 km Katowice International Airport.
  • 185 km Rzeszów-Jasionka Airport.
  • 193 km Leoš Janáček Airport Ostrava.
  • 267 km Copernicus Airport Wrocław.
  • 277 km Košice International Airport.

Major Airlines Operating from Kraków John Paul II International Airport (KRK)

  • Aegean Airlines 
  • Air France
  • British Airways
  • Brussels Airlines 
  • easyJet
  • Enter Air
  • Eurowings
  • flydubai
  • Finnair 
  • Jet2.com
  • KLM
  • LOT Polish Airlines 
  • Luxair
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
07-25 8,366 ft 197 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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