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The Pyrzowice air base was for the first time available to passenger traffic on October 6, 1966, when the first plane LOT Polish Airlines, who flew to Warsaw. By the end of 1969 a small passenger terminal (550 m²) was built. On May 28, 2015, a new landing runway of 3 200 m was opened.
1991 was created Górnośląskie Towarzystwo Lotnicze (GTL) (English: Upper Silesian Aviation Group). On March 27, 1993, the German airline Lufthansa flew to Frankfurt, thus commencing the first international flight. The passenger terminal B was officially opened on July 30, 2007.
Katowice International Airport is constantly evolving. Future plans include the construction of a third passenger terminal, a new cargo terminal and a new landing run.
Katowice is the capital of a historic region called Upper Silesia and the capital of the current Silesian province.
Katowice itself has about 310,000 inhabitants, part of a 3 million agglomeration of several cities and cities.
The region is the densest populated and urban area in Poland.