KRAKOW AIRPORT
Miedzynarodowy Port Lotniczy im. Jana Pawla II Kraków-Balice sp. z.o.o
32-083 Balice
gm. Zabierzów
woj. Malopolskie

LOCATION:
The airport is situated in Balice, 11 km west of Krakow. You can get to the airport by buses nr 192 and 208.

SERVICES:
Shops
Car rental (National, Avis, Gudget, Europcar, Hertz).
Catering
Air Tours travel agency
Newspapers and magazines

HISTORY:
The Balice airport was a military site until February 28th, 1968. Four years later the first passenger terminal was built there. In 1988 the authorities decided to build a new terminal, which was introduced to public use in 1993. In 1995 the whole apron was thoroughly modernized. In 1998 it was decided that Pope John Paul II would be the official patron of the airport. It was modernized once more in 2002 and since then new international connections have been established.

STATISTICS:
Number of passengers in 2004: 841 123
Number of take offs and landings in 2004: 26 171
Percentage of places on regular international flights conducted in 2005 in relation to place supply: 13,6 %
Percentage of places on regular international flights conducted by network airlines in 2005 in relation to place supply: 9,5 %
Percentage of places on regular international flights conducted by the LCC airlines in 2005 in relation to place supply: 23,6
Share in the handling of LCC passengers in 2004: 10,3 %
Number of LCC passengers in 2004: 109 200


PLANNED INVESTMENTS:
Adaptation of the airport to the Shengen agreement requirements
Modernization of the airport
Elongation of the runway

PARKING:
Parking with 756 parking spots, including 15 bus parking spots. 1 h - 5 PLN.

CONTACT:
tel. (012) 285-51-20
e-mail: lotnisko@lotnisko-balice.pl
Based on http://www.lotnisko-balice.pl