It was possible 2211E BEAUVAIS PDF to a transformation of that military location into a civilian facility. The first Polish route was served between Gdańsk, Warsaw and Lviv by Aerolloyd and it was started in September 1922.
The company initially used Junkers F. 13 aircraft on that daily route. A railway connection to Gdansk Wrzeszcz Airport was built in the 1920s. This was followed by new tram tracks in 1930.
The airport itself had a concrete runway which had light and navigation facilities allowing aircraft to land and to take off at night. The airport in Wrzeszcz was an important base of the German air forces during World War II. Even before that, German pilots had been trained on the grounds of this airport. Heavy bombings and other military activities led to the destruction of the airport. The airport had to be built somewhere else also because of further urban development.
The airport acquired its current name in 2004. Since 1993 Gdańsk Airport has been owned 31. In 2006 the airport served for the first time in its history more than 1 million passengers per year. ILS CAT II allowing aircraft to land in foggy weather. The runway as well as taxiways are equipped with light aids system using LED technology.
The lighting of the runway can be remotely controlled from the flight control tower. This section does not cite any sources. Schengen Area, mainly to Great Britain, Ireland and holiday destinations e. The new terminal, called Terminal T2, is a modern building with characteristic architectural elements, the roof imitating waves at sea being an example of them. It was constructed west of Terminal T1. 2012, and the arrival area started operations in September 2015. Since then, Terminal 1 has not been serving any arriving flights.
The overall area of Terminal 2 amounts to approx. The terminal has a direct link to a railway station. It has 25 check-in desks, a highly modern luggage transport and sorting facility and a spacious departure area with gates. At the airport in Gdańsk, five jet bridges are available for airlines to use. According to the airport authorities, Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport will be further developed in the next years.
Plans include an installation of an even more modern landing system ILS CAT IIIb which will allow pilots to operate at very poor visibility caused by fog and bad weather. The existing terminal is also planned to be extended despite the fact that it is new and can easily handle the current passengers flows. A new concourse will be constructed exclusively for departing flights. When it is finished, the old terminal building serving Non-Schengen flights will be either demolished or rebuilt for other purposes which will not be directly aimed at passenger services. After the modernization and extension works, the new capacity of the Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport will be at the estimated level of 9 million passenger annually. Also, a completely new district of Gdansk is planned to be built directly next to the airport. It will be called Gdansk Airport City and it will consist mainly of new buildings with offices and services as well as hotels.