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    Radom Airport Resumes Operations

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    After an extensive renovation costing a staggering PLN 800 million (EUR 174.4 million), Warsaw-Radom Airport has resumed operations, offering passengers a modern air travel experience just 110 km from the Polish capital.

    Warsaw-Radom Airport is set to become an additional option for travellers, supplementing the Chopin airport.

    At an inauguration ceremony, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki declared the opening of the Warsaw-Radom Airport, which is intended to ease the burden on Warsaw’s Okecie Airport, more commonly known as Chopin.

    “The airport of Warsaw Okecie is absolutely overloaded, so opening this airport makes great infrastructural and logistic sense,”

    he said.

    The opening of the new airport in the city has been hailed as a major opportunity for the region, with officials saying it will bring in entrepreneurs and investments.

    PLL LOT, the Polish national airline, is set to make aviation history on Thursday evening when their first passenger flight from Paris arrives at Radom Airport. The flight marks the beginning of regular connections to the Polish city from destinations across Europe, including Paris, Rome, Preveza, Tirana, and Varna.

    Poland’s only public airport, built without EU support at a cost of PLN 100 million (EUR 21.8 million), opened in May 2014, offering flights to Riga, Berlin and Lviv. By 2017, it was one of the worst-performing Polish airports, with only 9,903 passengers handled that year. A court declared it bankrupt in 2018, but PPL, the Polish Airports’ State Enterprise, bought it and invested some PLN 800 million (EUR 174.4 million) in a near-total rebuild. The modern terminal now features 30,000 sq.m. of check-in desks, security checks, restaurants, cafes, duty-free shops, childcare rooms and playgrounds.

    PPL’s airport will operate with an initial capacity of 1 million passengers annually, eventually reaching 3 million. It can accommodate popular Airbus A320s for charter and low-cost carriers, as well as the Boeing B787 Dreamliner.


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