Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW)
Previously known as Okecie Airport, Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is Poland's biggest and most modern airport, providing access to its biggest city. With flights to roughly 100 worldwide destinations, including Amsterdam, London and Paris, Warsaw Airport is understandably a busy facility and can handle around 35 arrivals and departures each hour.
Chopin Airport consists of two terminals, the second of which has only recently been opened, following a major construction project. Lying just 10 km / 6 miles south-west of central Warsaw and next to the historic village of Raszyn, annual passenger traffic has now topped nine million and set to rise even further. Warsaw Airport currently covers around 1,250 acres / 505 hectares and features two runways, with just over 20 taxiways.
Polski Express and MZA Bus services run to and from Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) and link a wide variety of prominent Polish destinations, as well as to the very centre of Warsaw and its Old Town (Stare Miasto) and New Town (Nowe Miasto) districts. Taxis are also available and operated by Merc, MPT and Sawa), while for added convenience there are a number of familiar car hire companies represented in the terminal.
About Warsaw Tourism
Warsaw is a city with much to offer visitors in the way of tourist attractions. Although much of the city was destroyed during WWII, Warsaw's old town was rebuilt out of the rubble and today the Old Town Square still proudly provides the city with its focal point. The Historical Museum of Warsaw can be found on the square and inside the exhibitions tell of the destruction and the rebuilding of the Old Town (Stare Miasto) as well as offering displays of artefacts from the city's past.
Close to Chopin Airport (WAW), the Old Town is the focus of the entertainment scene in Warsaw. Located next to the River Vistula, this historic district offers fine restaurants, cinemas, theatres, bars and nightclubs, which are clustered around the market place and connecting streets.
Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW):|
|Address: Ulica Zwirki i Wigury 1, 00 906, Warsaw, Poland|
|Airport Code: WAW
Tel: +48 22 650 4220
Fax: +48 22 650 3981