Katowice (KTW) Airport

Katowice KTW Airport Overview

Katowice International Airport KTW is serving the area of Selesia in southern Poland and its city of Katowice.

KTW Airport is located in the town of Pyrzowice, 30 km northwest of Katowice, and is accessible via the new highway opened between the Podwarpie junction and the terminal building. Passengers traveling by car from Katowice should take the S86 express road and follow the signs to Pyrzowice. 

With a new runway, and a yearly estimate of 2.6 million passengers, Katowice Airport is a hub for LOT Polish Airlines and Wizz Air, and is served by regular and low-cost airlines, offering direct daily flights to numerous European cities, with connections around the globe. Seasonal charters fly to popular vacation destinations.

The passenger terminal complex at Katowice Airport now consists of three passenger terminals - TA*, TB & TC:   Terminal A (non-Schengen - now partially closed*), Terminal B (Schengen) and new (temporary?) Terminal C (non-Schengen arrivals).  Fast Track service is now available at level 1 of TB (at a fee) - getting quicker through security check. 

Terminal A*
TA is currently undergoing its second major renovation since 2012 - requiring service changes to non-Schengen areas: All arrivals of TA are now at  TC.  While baggage check-in continues at TA, passengers will use TB to await boarding, pass security & passport check. The Departure hall of TB will provide flights to both Schengen & non-Schengen countries.
Overhaul & construction work at TA includes quadrupling departures hall space - to house food & drink and retail concessions, duty free stores, with a restaurant on level 1, and adding more restrooms.  TA's security checkpoint is to be moved and security gates increased, while a glass wall is to separate the pre-security area from the post-security departure hall.

Terminal B
- with three levels is a Schengen terminal - NOTE, however, that until TA is completed, non-Schengen passengers of TA will use TB for security & passport check and boarding.
    The ground level is the baggage claim area & houses the LOT Airlines office, a rental car counters, GTL travel ticket office, taxi booth, currency exchange, & baggage checkin.
    Level 1 is the Departures level, has a hairdresser, duty-free shop, The Senator Business Lounge, & passport control.  Level 2 has a conference room, travel agency checkins and a chapel.
    Level 2 houses shops, food & drink, & a chapel.

Terminal C:  By June 2015, all arrivals of TA were transferred to TC.

Other services and amenities in both terminals
include: Information Center kiosks; pharmacy baby care rooms; internet kiosks (payment in PLN or EURO); ATM cash machines; currency exchange; shops & restaurants, and newsstands. The business lounge in Terminal B is available to First & Business-class passengers & to members of Star Alliance, Airport Angel Priority Pass, & Diners Club International.
Rental car counters for major agencies are located in Terminal A, ground level. - GT CARS rental  is in Terminal B.

* Present and future Airport developments:
  Terminal A's renovations, started in 2015 are to be completed by May 2016.

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