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KRK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KRK / EPKK
Airport Names:
  1. John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice
  2. Międzynarodowy Port Lotniczy im. Jana Pawła II Kraków–Balice
Location: Kraków / Balice, Poland
GPS Coordinates: 50°4'40"N by 19°47'4"E
Area Served: Kraków
Operator/Owner: LHC/KRK Airport Services
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 791 feet (241 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice (KRK):

  • Because of John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice's relatively low elevation of 791 feet, planes can take off or land at John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In 2003, when Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair became interested in starting a service from the John Paul II International Airport, the airport authorities refused to reduce the landing fees.
  • The closest airport to John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice (KRK) is Katowice International Airport (KTW), which is located 41 miles (67 kilometers) NW of KRK.
  • The airport opened for civil aviation in 1964.
  • 11 April 2013 saw the beginning of construction works of a new airport terminal, which would be adjacent to the existing old terminal building.
  • In addition to being known as "John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice", another name for KRK is "Międzynarodowy Port Lotniczy im. Jana Pawła II Kraków–Balice".
  • The furthest airport from John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice (KRK) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,559 miles (18,603 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice (KRK) has 2 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice:

List of Nearest Airports from John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
141.45 miles (66.71 km) NWKatowice International Airport (KTW)Katowice / Pyrzowice, PolandView Katowice International Airport on a map View satellite image of Katowice International Airport Set KTW as destination Airport Get more information about Katowice International Airport
272.33 miles (116.41 km) SSEPoprad-Tatry Airport (TAT)Poprad, SlovakiaView Poprad-Tatry Airport on a map View satellite image of Poprad-Tatry Airport Set TAT as destination Airport Get more information about Poprad-Tatry Airport
378.52 miles (126.36 km) SWŽilina Airport (ILZ)Žilina, SlovakiaView Žilina Airport on a map View satellite image of Žilina Airport Set ILZ as destination Airport Get more information about Žilina Airport
479.04 miles (127.21 km) WSWLeoš Janáček Airport Ostrava (OSR)Ostrava, Czech RepublicView Leoš Janáček Airport Ostrava on a map View satellite image of Leoš Janáček Airport Ostrava Set OSR as destination Airport Get more information about Leoš Janáček Airport Ostrava
599.05 miles (159.41 km) ERzeszów–Jasionka Airport (RZE)Rzeszów, PolandView Rzeszów–Jasionka Airport on a map View satellite image of Rzeszów–Jasionka Airport Set RZE as destination Airport Get more information about Rzeszów–Jasionka Airport
6103.69 miles (166.88 km) SSWSliač Airport (SLD)Sliač, SlovakiaView Sliač Airport on a map View satellite image of Sliač Airport Set SLD as destination Airport Get more information about Sliač Airport
7114.84 miles (184.82 km) NŁódź Władysław Reymont Airport (LCJ)Łódź, PolandView Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport on a map View satellite image of Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport Set LCJ as destination Airport Get more information about Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport
8117.67 miles (189.38 km) SEKošice International Airport (KSC)Košice, SlovakiaView Košice International Airport on a map View satellite image of Košice International Airport Set KSC as destination Airport Get more information about Košice International Airport
9127.64 miles (205.42 km) WSWKunovice Airport (UHE)Uherské Hradiště, Czech RepublicView Kunovice Airport on a map View satellite image of Kunovice Airport Set UHE as destination Airport Get more information about Kunovice Airport
10133.51 miles (214.86 km) SWPiešťany Airport (PZY)Piešťany, SlovakiaView Piešťany Airport on a map View satellite image of Piešťany Airport Set PZY as destination Airport Get more information about Piešťany Airport
11141.54 miles (227.79 km) SSEMiskolc Airport (MCQ)Miskolc, HungaryView Miskolc Airport on a map View satellite image of Miskolc Airport Set MCQ as destination Airport Get more information about Miskolc Airport
12145.54 miles (234.22 km) WNWCopernicus Airport Wrocław (WRO)Wroclaw, PolandView Copernicus Airport Wrocław on a map View satellite image of Copernicus Airport Wrocław Set WRO as destination Airport Get more information about Copernicus Airport Wrocław
13151.32 miles (243.52 km) ENELublin Airport (LUZ)Lublin, PolandView Lublin Airport on a map View satellite image of Lublin Airport Set LUZ as destination Airport Get more information about Lublin Airport
14152.42 miles (245.29 km) WSWBrno–Tuřany Airport (BRQ)Brno, Czech RepublicView Brno–Tuřany Airport on a map View satellite image of Brno–Tuřany Airport Set BRQ as destination Airport Get more information about Brno–Tuřany Airport
15153.11 miles (246.40 km) NNEWarsaw Chopin Airport (WAW)Warsaw, PolandView Warsaw Chopin Airport on a map View satellite image of Warsaw Chopin Airport Set WAW as destination Airport Get more information about Warsaw Chopin Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice:

List of Furthest Airports from John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,559.40 miles (18,603.01 km) ESEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,117.68 miles (17,892.12 km) ESEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
311,110.07 miles (17,879.88 km) ESEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map View satellite image of Gisborne Airport Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
411,103.47 miles (17,869.26 km) ESEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Hawke's Bay Airport Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
511,097.08 miles (17,858.98 km) ESEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
611,089.56 miles (17,846.88 km) ESEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map View satellite image of Palmerston North Airport Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
711,087.76 miles (17,843.97 km) ESEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map View satellite image of Kapiti Coast Airport Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
811,087.65 miles (17,843.80 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
911,078.53 miles (17,829.12 km) EChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1011,064.85 miles (17,807.10 km) ESEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map View satellite image of Woodbourne Airport Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1111,061.27 miles (17,801.35 km) EOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
1211,059.90 miles (17,799.14 km) EAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1311,049.69 miles (17,782.71 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanganui Airport Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1411,048.97 miles (17,781.55 km) EDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
1511,047.41 miles (17,779.04 km) ERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)