Warsaw's Modlin airport services 1.88 mln passengers by end-July

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Warsaw Modlin Airport serviced over 1.88 million passengers in the first seven months of 2019, 4.7 percent more compared to the same period last year, the airport has said..

In July alone, the airport handled 297,254 passengers, the airport added.

The airport, located around 37 kilometres north of Warsaw, serviced 3 million passengers last year. It offers 50 regular and 13 charter flights and is now providing flights to customers of TUI Poland, Itaka, Grecos Holiday and Coral Travel Poland tour operators.

Modlin Airport was built in 2012. It is owned by the Military Property Agency (34.43 percent), Mazowieckie Province (30.37 percent), the Polish Airports State Enterprise (30.39 percent) and the Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki municipality (4.81 percent).

The airport operates regular flights by Ireland's low-cost carrier Ryanair.