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Warsaw Chopin Airport

Warsaw Chopin Airport
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Elevation AMSL:
361 (ft)
110 (m)

Warsaw Chopin Airport (Polish: Lotnisko Chopina w Warszawie) (IATA: WAW, ICAO: EPWA) is an international airport located in the Włochy district of Warsaw, Poland. As Poland’s busiest airport, Warsaw Chopin handles just under 40% of the country’s air passenger traffic. Warsaw Chopin handles approximately 300 scheduled flights daily and an ever rising number of charters. London, Chicago, Frankfurt, Paris, and Amsterdam are the busiest international connections, while Kraków, Wrocław, and Gdańsk are the most popular domestic ones.

Formerly Warsaw-Okecie Airport (Port lotniczy Warszawa-Okęcie) or Okecie International Airport, the airport bore the name of its Okęcie neighborhood throughout its history, until its renaming for Polish composer and former Warsaw resident Frédéric Chopin in 2001. Despite the official change, “Okecie” (“Lotnisko Okęcie”) remains in popular and industry use, including air traffic and aerodrome references.

Warsaw Chopin Airport has 2 runways

Runway 1
Width: 50(m)/164(ft)
Length: 2800(m)/9186(ft)
Status: Opened
Lighted: Has lights
Surface: Concrete
A380 ready
Runway 2
Width: 60(m)/197(ft)
Length: 3690(m)/12106(ft)
Status: Opened
Lighted: Has lights
Surface: Concrete
B747 B777 B787 A380 ready

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