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 3 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.
which served the Airport since 2004, and continued expanding its Katowice network ever since, now offers 36 low-fare routes to 17 countries.
The passenger terminal complex at Katowice Airport now consists of three passenger terminals - TA, TB & TC:
While connected Terminals A & B are intended for Departures only (TA non-Schengen; TB Schengen), sharing many of the facilities - new TC handles all Arrivals. All rental car desks are now at Terminal C!
Fast Track service is now available at level 1 of TB (at a fee) - getting quicker through security check. Other business services include an expanded Business Lounge, and 'Meet & Assist' - providing concierge and valet services.
Terminal A now handles non-Schengen departures.
TA's recent o
verhaul work at included quadrupling departure hall space for food & drink and retail concessions, duty free stores; adding a restaurant on level 1, and more restrooms. TA's security checkpoint has been moved and security gates increased, while a glass wall is to separate the pre-security area from the post-security departure hall.
Terminal B handles all Schengen departures:
The ground level
houses the LOT Airlines office, 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.
houses shops, food & drink, & a chapel.
Terminal C handles all Arrivals (opened in 2015)
. It covers 7,000 sq.meters and is
able to handle up to 6M passengers annually. Its single level is divided between the baggage hall with 6 carousels, the passenger queuing area and other public spaces. TC is also the only terminal housing all rental car desks.
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.