Warsaw airport information

General information about Warsaw airport

Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport (Okęcie) is the only gateway of the Polish capital servicing both international and domestic flights. The airport is located 10 km south of the centre of the city in Okęcie neighbourhood. It replaced the airport at Mokotów Fields (Pole Mokotowskie) and was put into operation in 1933. Okęcie airport was seriously damaged in the WWII, just like the whole city, yet it was renovated and put back into operation shortly after the war ended. There are 3 terminals in the Warsaw airport today. Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 handle both arrivals and departures of the majority of flights and are connected into a single International Terminal A. Terminal 3 Etiuda was opened to handle low-cost flights, yet due to rapid growth of traffic its functions were delegated to Terminal 2, whereas Etiuda is being used as the departure lounge. The airport has two intersecting runways. Infrastructure of the Warsaw airport and passenger service was further improved in 2012 due to the European Football Championship held in Poland. There is a duty-free zone in Okęcie. The airport is easy to access by train or by bus, by taxi or a rented car.

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