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The Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment for 2007 - 2013

John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice Ltd. (hereinafter: Kraków Airport) implemented projects from the scope of Priority 6 “TEN-T road and air transport network” (action 6.3 TEN-T air transport network development) and Priority 8 “Transport safety and national transport networks” (action 8.4 Air safety and security).
 
Projects implemented as part of action 6.3 focus on the improvement of transport accessibility of Poland and inter-regional connections by developing the road and air TEN-T network and the improvement of transport connections between the main cities of provinces of eastern Poland and other parts of the country by developing the road network in these provinces. Projects implemented as part of action 8.4 focus on the improvement of the safety level and the transport accessibility of Poland and national interregional connections outside the TENT-T network and selected sections of roads included in this network.
 
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Action 6.3 - TEN-T air transport network development
As part of action 6.3 two projects were implemented at the Kraków Airport:

  1. POIS.06.03.00-00-014/12, entitled “Kraków Airport - extension of the existing passenger terminal”.
 
Co-financing agreement signed on 20.06.2013.
Total project value: PLN 396 877 174,38
Total eligible expenditure: PLN 283 522 464,25
Co-financing in the amount not exceeding: PLN 141 760 499,40


The project “Kraków Airport – extension of the existing passenger terminal” was an investment project that involved modernisation and extension of the landside infrastructure of the Kraków Airport to increase the airport capacity and make it possible to handle the expected passenger traffic. The implementation of the project increased the surface area of the passenger terminal of John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice Ltd. (hereinafter “Kraków Airport”) from nearly 17k sq m to almost 55k sq m.
 
The contract with the General Contractor for the project, the Italian company ASTALDI S.p.A., was signed on 11 April 2013.
 

The new terminal, after integration with the rebuilt existing terminal, enabled efficient handling of passengers for arrivals and departures. The new terminal infrastructure is adapted to handle passengers and both scheduled and unscheduled flights 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year round. The main objective of the Project was to increase the capacity, safety level and standard of the services provided at Kraków Airport to the level adjusted to the increasing number of passengers and goods.


The above-mentioned general objective were achieved through completion of the following detailed objectives:

  • increased total capacity of Kraków Airport and increased capacity at peak times
  • ensure passenger comfort and high standard of the services provided
  • improved safety of passengers
  • optimised and shorter time of execution of air operations.
 
Long-term effects of Project implementation will deliver benefits for citizens of Kraków city, the region and the country and also for foreign passengers using the Kraków Airport.
 
  1. POIS.06.03.00-00-012/11, entitled “Kraków Airport - Extension of the existing airport infrastructure.”


Project name: Kraków Airport - Extension of the existing airport infrastructure
Total project value: PLN 203 361 829,81
Total eligible expenditure: PLN 155 829 417,91
Co-financing in the amount not exceeding: PLN 77 914 708,81

 

A co-financing agreement for the project was signed with the Centre for EU Transport Projects on 6 November of the current year.

 
The project “Kraków Airport - Extension of the existing airport infrastructure” was an investment project that involved modernisation and extension of the existing airside infrastructure of the Kraków Airport to increase the airport capacity and make it possible to handle the expected passenger traffic. The implementation of the project provided the John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice Ltd. (“Kraków Airport”) with modernised taxiways and airport apron, with a total area of 179,407 m2.
 
The project encompasses the following investment tasks:
  • Construction of taxiway from the apron in the north-eastern section (connector)
  • Restructuring the “Alfa” and “Golf” taxiways
  • Extending the north-eastern section of the apron
  • Restructuring the “Bravo” and “Foxtrot” taxiways
 
On 28 March 2013, a contract was signed with the General Contractor, a consortium of the following companies:
Consortium leader: Max Bögl Polska Sp. z o.o.
Consortium partner: Max Bögl Bauunternehmung GmbH&Co. KG.
 
The main objective of the Project was to increase the capacity, safety level and standard of the services provided at Kraków Airport to the level adjusted to the increasing number of passengers and goods.

The above-mentioned general objective were achieved through completion of the following detailed objectives:
  • increased total capacity of Kraków Airport and increased capacity at peak times
  • ensure passenger comfort and high standard of the services provided
  • improved safety of passengers
  • optimised and shorter time of execution of air operations.

 

Long-term effects of Project implementation will deliver benefits for citizens of Kraków city, the region and the country and also for foreign passengers using the Kraków Airport.
 

Action 8.4 Air safety and security

As part of action 8.4, the John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice Ltd. implemented five projects (for details see table Projects under implementation).