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Katowice – Pyrzowice International Airport, known as Katowice Airport, (IATA: KTW, ICAO: EPKT) – is an aerodrome located around 30 kilometres to the north of Katowice city centre. After a long period of being co-used with the military, since 2000 the airport operates only civilian traffic and has been undergoing continual extension.
Katowice Airport is a regional airport for the entire Silesia Region. The third in Poland regarding the number of passengers handled per year (over 2 million), the fourth in the number of aircraft operations (about 25 000 per year). The airport has two passenger terminals capable of handling 3.6 million passengers annually and one Cargo terminal.
The aerodrome offers more than 30 regular connections to locations in Europe, The Mediterranean and The Middle East. Chartered flights include more than 30 holiday destinations in Southern Europe, The Mediterranean and Northern Africa. It is also the Polish base for Wizzair Airlines.
Being the highest-located airport in Poland, it offers the best weather conditions, namely the lowest rate of no-landing condition (foggy) days in comparison with other Polish airports.
Katowice Airport offers more than 20 regular aircraft stands for aircraft of all categories and one concrete runway (2800 x 60m). Runway 27 is equipped with ILS/DME Cat. I, RWY 09 with VOR/DME, and RNAV GNSS approaches for both runways. The aerodrome is a controlled airport, with approach radar, operated by Krakow Approach.
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|Number||Course||Length||Elevation||Lat||Lon||ILS||ILS freq||ILS FAC||GP|
|09||86°||9186ft / 2800 m||970ft||50.474306||19.054642||✘||-||-||3.0°|
|27||266°||9186ft / 2800 m||995ft||50.47422||19.094069||✓||109.9||266°||3.0°|