About the airport
The Wrocław Nicolaus Copernicus Airport is located in the south-west part of Wrocław, about 10 km away from the city centre, near Wrocław motorway bypass, which makes the airport easily accessible for passengers driving from Warsaw along the S8 road, from Poznań along the national road no. 5, as well as for those driving to the airport from the south, along the national road no. 8 and for the passengers driving along the A4 motorway.
Since 2003 the airport has recorded rapid increase in passenger traffic. Within 5 years the number of passengers increased five times.The airport provides its services to network carriers which offer flights to the major hubs in Europe, low-cost carriers, like Ryanair and Wizz Air, which have their operational bases at the Wrocław Airport, and also charter airlines hired by tour operators as a part of a package deal which includes accommodation, rentals, and other activities for an entire holiday. On 11th March 2012 a new passenger terminal was opened. Its capacity is almost 4 million passengers per year and in the future it will reach as much as 7 million.