Krakow (KRK) Airport

Krakow KRK Airport Overview

Krakow Airport KRK (or 'Krakow Airport im. Jana Pawla II') is an international  airport serving the southern part of Poland and its capital City of Krakow.
KRK Airport is located in the village of Balice, 11 km or 6.8 miles west of Krakow, and is accessible via motorway A4, exit 77. You can catch the express train to city center, a 18-minute trip, at the train station 200 meters from Terminal 1.

With one runway and an estimated 3.4M passengers per annum, Krakow Airport is hub to LOT Polish Airlines, and is served by domestic and international airlines offering direct flights to a host of European cities, with connections around the globe. Seasonal charters are available to popular vacation destinations. 

The on-airport Hilton Garden Inn hotel
offers meetin rooms, free WiFi and a restaurant & bar.
Passenger pick-up /drop-off can be made at the "Kiss & Drive" parking area.

The integrated new passenger terminal at Krakow Airport is scheduled to officially open year-end 2016 (merging both 'new' and 'old' terminals into one)  is currently completing its third and last phase of expansion and upgrade -  expected to be completed by year-end 2016.  The new terminal facade reselbles an inverted glass prism.
   As of July 2016, Street level 0 houses 28 new check-in counters and connects to the terminal part opened in 2015 (now having an extra security checkpoint, 3 more gates, an added baggage carousel, a footbridge with lifts and moving walkways). Passengers of Polish LOT, SWISS, Lufthansa & SAS heading to a Schengen county may use an additonal air bridge.  New shops and food & drink concessions have been added and a large Business Lounge for business-class passengers opened in the Schengen ara.  A catholic chapel and 2 inter-denominational prayer/ meditation rooms are on the Mezzanine level. 
Parents with small children:  While another parent room was added in the public area, all parent rooms have microwave ovens for baby food heating.  Also baby product vending machines are available and both men's and women's restrooms include changing tables. Strollers are available, and a play area has been added. 
   Level 1 is currently the departure level,  housing security & passport check, food & drink and retail concessions, a VIP lounge & a business lounge, and access to the airline gates. The upper level also leads to parking and transportation. 

Four yellow telephone sets have been installed in the terminal for free passenger calls to landline and mobil phones within Poland.
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Present and future Airport developments: 
The third stage of terminal upgrades and integration is to be completed by year-end 2016 - when there will be one integrated passenger terminal. 'Eventually, the terminal will consist of 18 gates, 46 check-in counters, 3 air bridge pivots, 5 air bridges and 6 baggage carousels'.
Also on the 2016 agenda is a new car park for 850 cars and 50 buses.
A new 2,800 meter runway for transatlantic flights is to be completed by 2021.

about PLN 150 million (EUR 32.4 million) will be spent on the expansion of the facility in 2016. Tasks at hand include the modernisation of the old terminal building, following the opening of a new terminal in September 2015. Once work has been completed the connected buildings will function as one unified terminal. Meanwhile, a new car park is to be created which should accommodate 850 cars and 50 buses. A decision is also expected on whether to build a new runway, although construction would not start until 2018. Last year saw records broken at the airport, with 2015 seeing the largest number of passengers in its history. Over 4.2 million travellers used the airport in 2015, up 11 percent on 2014. (nh/pk)
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