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AGH University and Kraków Airport join forces for innovative airport infrastructure development, blending academic expertise and practical experience for global aviation progress.
AGH University of Science and Technology’s Faculty of Geology, Geophysics, and Environmental Protection, along with Kraków Airport, have inked an intent agreement to collaborate on airport infrastructure. The aim is to foster a broad exchange of theoretical and practical experiences in the realm of airport infrastructure.
AGH University’s Commitment:
Prof. Jacek Matyszkiewicz, Dean of the Faculty, pledges the university’s scientific contribution, encompassing knowledge, expertise of academic staff, and access to advanced research laboratories.
Radosław Włoszek, CEO of Kraków Airport, announces the provision of seasoned specialists in airport infrastructure planning and operation. The airport will also grant access to necessary infrastructure for scientific research and developmental projects.
Both entities express confidence that the collaboration will yield mutual benefits, facilitating the development of innovative technologies in airport infrastructure. The synergy of scientific resources and practical experience aims to contribute to the aviation sector’s local and global advancement.
In 2023, Kraków Airport, serving 9.4 million passengers, emerged as the first regional airport in Poland to surpass the 9 million annual passenger threshold. Future investments, totaling approximately PLN 3 billion, include a new runway and terminal expansion, positioning the airport for an annual capacity of 16 million passengers after completion.