Record number of Warsaw Chopin Airport passengers in 2018

Warsaw Chopin Airport served 17.7 million passengers in 2018. This equates to a 12.7 percent increase compared to last year.

Charter traffic has increased by over 20% year-on-year, which represents over 2.2 million more charter travellers.

In December 2018 alone, over 1.2 million people were checked-in at Chopin Airport, which is 10 percent more than in December last year.

"Such a large number of passengers served is a significant success for our airport. It is confirmation that Warsaw airport is a leader in the region and more and more passengers perceive us as a convenient transfer point," Piotr Rudzki from the Chopin Airport PR department said.

The communique wrote that this year, Warsaw Chopin Airport will be expanded by approximately 8,500 square meters. In addition, modern biometric gateways ABC for the automatic, self-control of documents will be installed in the terminal.

Chopin Airport in Warsaw is the largest Polish airport. In the winter season 2018/2019, the port offers 114 regular and 40 charter connections. The airport is managed by the State Enterprise "Airports".

2027 will see the completion of the new Central Communication Port, the huge air hub will replace the overexploited airports in Central Poland.