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Warsaw-Radom Airport. This is how many passengers used the Radom airport in 2023

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Warsaw-Radom Airport handled over 103,000 passengers in 2023. Polskie Porty Lotnicze, which manages the airport in Radom, said it was a “promising start”. The port in southern Masovia began operating at the end of April.

Warsaw-Radom Airport was officially opened on April 27 this year. – This year we expect that the airport in Radom will serve from 100,000 to 150,000 passengers. This seems to be a realistic estimate, said the then deputy minister of funds and regional policy, Marcin Horała. Ultimately, the lower limit indicated in this forecast was slightly exceeded.

Radom Airport on the number of passengers in 2023

PPL announced on Monday that the port has processed 103,418 passengers since its opening.

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“This is more than 5 times more than in the period of its previous operation (in 2015-2017), when in total over 2 years, according to ULC (Civil Aviation Office) data, the then airport checked in 19,538 travelers. In December 2023 alone, the services 6,089 people used the airport,” we read in the release.

In the first, incomplete, year of operation, the port in southern Mazovia will rank among the largest airports in Poland. According to data from the Civil Aviation Office, in 2022 the limit will be 100,000. only the Zielona Góra-Babimost airport (41,543 passengers) did not exceed the number of passengers served. In turn, the result was slightly above 100,000. obtained the port of Olsztyn-Mazury (111,305 passengers).

Forecasts for 2024

PPL previously informed the business editorial staff of tvn24.pl that in 2024, i.e. in the first full year of operation, the airport is to handle approximately 214,000 passengers. passengers, which is more than twice as many as in 2023.

Currently, the following connections are available from the Radom airport: to Rome, operated by LOT Polish Airlinesto Sharm el-Sheikh with the Anex Tour travel agency on board the Skyline Express airline and to Larnaca on Cyprus operated since December by the Hungarian carrier Wizz Air.

PPL, which belongs to the Central Communication Port Capital Group, has been managing the port since 2018. The airport in Radom began operations in May 2014. For a short time, flights from this city operated, among others: to Riga, Berlin, Wrocław and Lviv. It was the only public use airport in Poland that was built without EU support. The city invested over PLN 100 million in its creation. After the court announced the bankruptcy of the city company Port Lotniczy Radom in 2018, the airport bought PPL.

Main photo source: PAP/Piotr Polak

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