Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport

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Lech Walesa Airport, is one of three most important international airports in Poland (Warsaw and Cracow being the other two). Its position is owed to connection network, well developed in response to fast growing demand for business and economy carriage.

Gdansk Airport satisfy requirements and recommendations of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and execute practices described in Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP). Main advantages of the airport are favorable topographical and microclimatic conditions and possibilities of spatial expansion. High standard of the airport makes it a spare airport for Okecie Airport in Warsaw. The key significance for the airport is its location. The airport in Rebiechowo is just 10 km away from Gdansk city center, similar distance from Sopot and 23 km from Gdynia city center. Constantly expanded roads between the airport and city centres makes it possible to cover this distance in 15-20 min.

Proximity to Tricity ring-road and intersection of national roads number 1, 6 and 7 enables commute from grounds outside Tricity. Thanks to location of the airport, conversion from airway transport to road, train or sea transport is possible for passengers and cargo operators. Lech Walesa Airport has its own train siding, which can be used to service larger cargo transported by airway.

Lech Walesa Airport is situated in the heart of Pomeranian region and service mainly pomorskie province (approx. 2,2 million habitants, , 18 293 km2 - 5,9 % area of Poland). Almost half of habitants of the province (Tricity agglomeration) live in direct proximity of the airport. Due to a large number of airway connections and convenient access, Gdanks Airport service not only Tricity but also other cities like Elbląg, Toruń, Szczecin and Koszalin.

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Michal Dargacz

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e-mail: m.dargacz@airport.gdansk.pl

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