Passenger no. 6 million at Kraków Airport

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On the 19th of November 2018 Kraków Airport greeted its passenger no. 6 million for the first time in history.

Thereby, Kraków Airport became the first regional airport to serve 6 million passengers within one calendar year.

Passenger no. 6 million who travelled #flyKRK was Anna, who flew to Chicago via LOT. At Kraków Airport she was greeted by: Radosław Włoszek, CEO at Kraków Airport, Adrian Kubicki, Director Corporate Communications at LOT Polish Airlines, and Krzysztof Mazur, Director of the Kraków branch of LS Airport Services.




Anna received a surprise reward from LOT Polish Airlines, i.e. a voucher for two to fly in Premium Economy class to any destination in Europe (from among the flights offered by the carrier). Kraków Airport rewarded Anna with a set of gadgets and the option to use the VIP service. The remaining passengers of this #flyKRK flight to Chicago were also handed some sweets.



Interesting #flyKRK facts

  • • 8,000 km – the longest direct flight offered by Kraków Airport is the connection to Chicago;
  •  the 6 million passengers served by Kraków Airport included nearly 55 thousand infants;
  •  51,530,747 km is the distance travelled by aircrafts which carried the 6 million passengers to/from Kraków Airport; as a comparison, this is:
    - approximately 1/8 of the road that our planet travels within an entire year;
    - 30 times the airport’s patron, St. John Paul II, travelled on all pilgrimages during his pontificate;
    - nearly 67 trips to the Moon and back;
    - over 1400 times more than the distance covered by the players of all teams participating in this year's 21st Football World Cup.