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The John Paul II International Airport Krakow - Balice (KRK)

Last Updated: Oct. 1, 2020, 8:14 a.m.

  • Tomasz Zakowski
  • +48 126393677
  • Airport Website
  • Airport COVID 19 Website
  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • Yes

  • Weblink to the health declaration form
  • Pre-travel health declaration form is completed during check-in process.

  • Weblink to more information (who requires the declaration?)
  • Airline website / mobile-app.

  • Can the health declaration form be completed online?
  • Yes

  • Please provide a weblink to the health declaration information/form
  • Airline website / mobile-app.

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • No

  • Please provide details and/or supporting weblinks

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests or screening?
  • Yes

  • Provide details: What type of screening is required? By whom is the screening conducted? Is screening for all passengers or for specific airlines?
  • Temperature check of all customers entering the terminal.

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • No.

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • No.

  • Is the public (non-passengers) restricted from entering the public areas of the airport (e.g. departures, arrivals hall)?
  • No

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  • Does the airport provide self-service kiosks for printing boarding pass and bag tag?
  • No

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  • Does the airport implement a sanitization process for kiosk touch screens to enable the disinfection of the screen between each use?
  • Yes

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  • Touch screens of self-service bag drop check-in is being disinfectioned on daily basis with increased frequency.

  • Is the access to airport checkpoint security touchless/does it reduce the need for document exchange/handling?
  • Yes

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  • Automated gates are available for customers.

  • Is the airport boarding process touchless i.e. biometric or e-gates?
  • No

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  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • No

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  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • No

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  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • Quarantine required for selected destinations and according to Polish law. Quarantine not to be performed at the airport.

  • If airport-quarantine does the passenger bear hotel and other related costs, e.g. meals, transportation, etc.?
  • No

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  • Quarantine at the place of stay / accomodation.

  • What, if any, protocols and precautions are in place for arriving passengers who are exiting the landside area?
  • Yes

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  • Passenger locator form have to be filled by passengers during the flight, collected by crew and handed to airport authorities.

  • Are drivers/meeters and greeters allowed to meet arriving passengers inside the terminal building?
  • Yes

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  • Wearing mask and maintaining the social distance is mandatory.

  • Are there any specific measures for drivers/meeters and greeters meeting/collecting arriving passengers? (e.g., subject to health screening)
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Wearing mask and maintaining the social distance is mandatory.

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • No

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  • Is physical distancing required in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • Currently at least 1,5 m but 2,0 m is recommended.

  • Are there spacing marks on floors to guide passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, spacing marks are provided.

  • Are physical distancing rules in place for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, information of maximum number of people is provided.

  • Are limitations set for number of passengers on airport public ground transportation, e.g. shuttle busses, airport transit systems, etc.?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, 50% of total number of seats.

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • No

  • Can face coverings be purchased at the airport?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes, passenger-facing staff is required to wear face coverings.

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes, passenger-facing staff is required to wear gloves (while in contact with customer).

  • Are passenger-facing staff subject to health screening?
  • Yes

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  • Temperature check before entering the terminal building.

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
  • Inreased frequency of cleaning, additional sterlizization with special attention to all passenger areas, glass screens on customer touchpoints, stations with hand sanitizer gel.

  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • No

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  • Has seating been adapted to support physical distancing in the following areas?
  • Yes, 50% of seats avilable.

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  • Every second seat is crossed by marking tape.

  • Does the airport provide signage and announcements via PA system to encourage physical distancing measures in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Regular PA announcements are provided, safety measures are displayed on the screens at the terminal.

  • Does the airport provide hand-sanitizing stations?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • 30 hand-sanitizing stations are avilable in each zone of the terminal (entrance, check-in, security, gate, arrival hall etc.)

  • Is there a medical clinic located in or near the airport terminal/facility?
  • No

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  • Does the airport provide a helpline to report COVID-19 concerns?
  • No

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  • Does the airport app, airlines app, or other third-party apps provide wayfinding indoor maps for passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes, Krak√≥w Airport mobile app provide wayfinding indoor map for customers.

  • Is there any mechanism, such as social media or mobile apps, to disseminate information to the travelling public?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes, information is provided by social media channels and airport website.

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Additional cleaning and disinfection of wheelchairs, additional protection for PRM agents.

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes, take-away services are implemented and avilable for customers and staff.

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Currently we are not re-using the air. Filters are changed with increased frequency.

  • Does the airport offer any staff training program, relating to health or COVID-19?
  • No

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