Acting as a “symbolic gateway” to Poland, Centralny Port Komunikacyjny will serve as an air, rail and road transport hub that will ultimately seek to handle 60 million travellers by 2060.
People travelling to Poland from the passport-free Schengen zone will have to produce a negative coronavirus test results carried out at least 48 hours earlier, a deputy infrastructure minister has said.
South Korean Incheon Airport will be a strategic partner of the planned Polish air hub, the Central Transportation Port (CPK)
Giving similar projects such as Frankfurt airport as an example, President Duda said the project needs to be implemented as it offers huge development prospects for the coming decades and is expected to provide an estimated 150,000 jobs.
A cooperation agreement was signed between representatives of Poland and Great Britain on Wednesday regarding, among other areas, the planning of airport and railway infrastructure for the needs of the Central Transportation Port (CPK).
The Central Transportation Port (CPK) company will receive over PLN 7 million (EUR 1.64 million) in EU funds for the preparation of construction blueprints for a 30-kilometre stretch of rail line.
Deputy Infrastructure Minister Marcin Horała said on Wednesday that the ministry is conducting advanced talks with Tokyo's Narita airport and that there is a good chance Narita will become a strategic advisor for Poland's Central Transportation Port (CPK).
First flights from Poland's Central Transportation Port (CPK) are planned for the end of 2027, the government commissioner for the CPK, Marcin Horała, told the Rzeczpospolita daily on Friday, adding that the government "will do everything to keep to this date."