Toruń (209 thousand inhabitants, 0,6 million in a Two-City agglomeration). The airport in Toruń possesses already a runway of 4100 ft. There is a pressure from local politicians to adapt the local airport to serve domestic flights, and, after expanding the landing strip by (version 1–200 meters, version II- 500) meters to over (v.I- 1500 meters, version II-2000 meters), also international flights to this tourist destination, that due to its unique gothic-styled city-centre is on the UNESCO world heritage list and is one of the favourite Polish tourist destinations.

Toruń Airport

Port Lotniczy Toruń
Toruń Airport. Traffic control tower.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerAeroklub Toruń
ServesToruń, Poland
Coordinates53°01′45″N 18°32′45″E / 53.02917°N 18.54583°E / 53.02917; 18.54583Coordinates: 53°01′45″N 18°32′45″E / 53.02917°N 18.54583°E / 53.02917; 18.54583
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Toru is located in Poland
Toru
Toru
Location of airport in Poland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
0 1,300 4,100 Concrete
Statistics (2007 +/- change from 2006)
Passengers0
Cargo (in tons)0
Takeoffs/Landings0
Source: Polish AIP at EUROCONTROL[1]

HistoryEdit

The airport was opened before the first World War in 1912- 1913, it served to military purposes.

Airport infrastructureEdit

There exists a railroad line nearby the terminal that can be used for passenger service.

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