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Arup to develop Chopin Airport City in Warsaw, Poland

01 Oct 2013 (Last Updated October 1st, 2013 18:30)

Arup has been selected to develop the new Chopin Airport City, adjacent to Warsaw Chopin Airport in Poland.

Warsaw Chopin Airport City

Arup has been selected to develop the new Chopin Airport City, adjacent to Warsaw Chopin Airport in Poland.

Located 7.5km from the city centre, the 13.27ha airport city will feature transport connections between the complex, the airport, the city centre and other districts. It will also provide easy access to the main railway stations.

The 17 A-class office buildings will include conference halls, offices and a service complex comprising of four connected buildings. It will also include car parks, food-courts, and green areas with car and pedestrian access.

Arup’s project director Elzbieta Cichonska said, "Arup aim to design a city that will become a model for other similar investment projects in the future".

The Arup team has also provided civil, mechanical, electrical, geotechnical and environmental engineering, airport planning, detailed planning of media supply, phasing works, and the acquisition of environmental permissions.

Planned to be designed, constructed and operated in accordance with the principles of sustainable development, the airport city will include large green areas, a diversified landscape, and the elimination of traffic within the complex.

Formerly known as Warsaw-Okecie Airport, the Warsaw Chopin Airport is an international airport located in the Wlochy district of Warsaw, Poland.

Said to be Poland’s busiest airport and one of the largest and most modern airports in central Europe, Warsaw Chopin handles 40% of the country’s air passenger traffic and 300 scheduled flights daily.


Image: The new airport city will include transport connections between the complex, the airport, the city centre and other districts. Photo: Courtesy of Arup.