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 consists of two passenger terminals - TA & TB:   Terminal A (non-Schengen) & Terminal B (Schengen). (Passengers from countries who have signed the Schengen Agreement use the larger Terminal B, while all others, considered foreign travelers, must use the smaller Terminal A.)  Fast Track service is now available at level 1 of TB (at a fee) - getting quicker through security check. 
Terminal A has received a complete overhaul & expansion and re-opened in 2012 with a brand-new look and an added 102-meter long Concourse.  The Terminal has two levels:
   The ground level  is for both check-in and arrivals, and houses check-in counters, post office, travel ticket office, information counter, online rental car facility,  lost luggage, first aid station and separate International Arrivals with baggage carousels.
    The first level houses conference facilities (tel. 032 39 27205), baby-care room and a restaurant.  A new Business Lounge is outside of the Schengen Zone.
Terminal B - with three levels:
    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.
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.

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