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Hire a Private Jet to Warsaw Chopin Airport

The Polish capital’s airport is the largest and most important in the country. Warsaw Chopin Airport lies about ten kilometres outside the city and has two runways, which can support aircraft of all weights and classes. Whether travelling by private jet to or from Warsaw, visitors to the airport can enjoy a world-class standard of service.

Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW)

Warsaw Airport was originally built in the densely populated suburb of Mokotów. However, as it wasn’t possible to expand the airport at this original location, the decision was made to move the airport to its current location in the Włochy district. The official opening of Warsaw Okęcie Airport - as it was then called - took place in 1934. The airport was almost entirely destroyed during the Second World War and was rebuilt and extensively renovated by the Polish and Soviet authorities throughout the 1940s and 1950s. After the fall of communism, the modernisation and expansion of Warsaw Airport began in the 1990s. In 1992, the two-storey Terminal 1 was built and opened for public use, whilst a second new terminal was built in 2008. The two terminals have since been combined to create Terminal A in order to accommodate the increasing volume of flights to Warsaw. In addition to the terminals for scheduled and private flights, the airport has a separate terminal for air freight. In 2001, the airport was renamed after the Polish composer Frédéric Chopin. Due to a lack of capacity at Warsaw WAW, low-cost airline traffic was relocated to Warsaw Modlin Airport in 2012. As soon as damage to the runway was detected, the additional traffic returned to its original position.

Warsaw Airport Location

Distances from Warsaw WAW to:

  • Warsaw’s old city: approx. 11 kilometres by car
  • Warsaw Stock Exchange: approx. 13 kilometres by car
  • Vitkac: approx. 9 kilometres by car

Book a Charter Flight from Warsaw

Warsaw WAW Airport is the largest of the Polish capital’s two airports and an important location for flights within Poland and other Eastern European countries. Due to the city’s central European location, many well-known international destinations are also within easy reach. Popular destinations for flights from Warsaw include:

  • Warsaw ✈ Gdansk (EPGD / GDN): approx. 50 minutes
  • Warsaw ✈ Krakow (EPKK / KRK): approx. 50 minutes
  • Warsaw ✈ Wrocław (EPWR / WRO): approx. 50 minutes
  • Warsaw ✈ Moscow Vnukovo (UUWW / VKO): approx. 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Warsaw ✈ Poznan (EPPO / POZ): approx. 50 minutes

Flights from Warsaw to Gdansk (GDN) take just under one hour. Transfers from the airport to the city – just 10 kilometres away – take about 20 minutes by car. Private cars can be rented directly at the airport from various providers and taxis are available in front of the arrivals hall. The flight time from Warsaw to Krakow (KRK) is about 50 minutes, and Krakow city centre is about half an hour away by car. Charter flights from Warsaw to Wroclaw (WRO) take about 50 minutes. Copernicus Airport Wrocław is about ten kilometres outside of the city. Depending on the traffic, transfers by car from the airport to the city take about 30 minutes. Business flights from Warsaw to Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) take just under 2 hours. South-west of Moscow, the airport is about 30 kilometres from the city centre. Due to traffic congestion in the Russian capital, we recommend taking a helicopter shuttle for a quick and uncomplicated transfer to the city from the airport. By private jet, Warsaw is a little less than an hour away from Poznan. Travelling from the airport to the centre or to the International Fair takes about 20 minutes by car.

In the last few years, the number of flights to Warsaw has increased dramatically. Every year, Warsaw WAW serves around 11.2 million passengers (as of 2015) as a starting point, destination, and stop over. The check-in and processing of commercial aircraft takes place at Terminal A, which is divided into North and South Halls. For business travellers, conference rooms of different sizes are available, though they must be booked in advance. Conference technology, such as projectors and work stations, is provided upon request. Airport lounges are available to ensure a comfortable stay at the airport. The exclusive VIP lounge has a separate entrance and permits a discreet and comfortable stay before a flight. From here, passengers are taken directly to the aircraft by private car.

Warsaw Airport is located 110 meters (361 ft) above sea level and has two runways, which can be flown to according to Visual Flight Rules (VFR) and Instrumental Flight Rules (IFR). This means that private jets to Warsaw can land around the clock and in bad weather. By virtue of the airport controllers’ extremely efficient system, up to 34 flight movements per hour can be handled between the two lanes.

Runway Length and width Surface
11/29 2,800 m × 50 m Concrete
15/33 3,690 m × 60 m Concrete

Transfers from Warsaw Airport

Warsaw Chopin Airport is approximately 10 kilometres from Warsaw city centre. A car journey from the airport to the city takes roughly 20 minutes. Taxis are available in front of the terminal to facilitate a quick transfer, if you haven’t booked a transfer in advance. Alternatively, cars can be rented at the airport. Various certified firms are located in the public area of the Terminal A.

Charter a Private Jet to Warsaw and Experience Poland

Without a doubt, flying by private jet is the most comfortable way to travel to Warsaw. To make your stay as pleasant as possible, it is advisable to book a suite in one of the luxurious hotels in the city’s old town. Popular tourist attractions, such as the Königsschlössel, are nearby. Followers of fashion and avid shoppers will enjoy traipsing around the Vitkac luxury shopping complex. This upscale department store is home to boutiques from famous fashion houses such as Armani, Gucci and Louis Vuitton. For fans and players of golf, the Warsaw Golf & Country Club, 25 kilometres outside of the city, is a must-see. This exclusive club boasts a glorious 18-hole course spread across natural lakes and varied terrain.

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Airport Facts

  • Airport code: EPWA / WAW
  • Surface area: approx. 500 ha
  • Altitude: 110 m (361 ft) above MSL
  • Passengers per year: 11,180,000 (2015)
  • Aircraft types: all common aircraft and weight classes
  • Runway operating hours: 24/7
  • Runways: 2 (3,690 m; 2,800 m)

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