Airport charges calculator - additional information


Calculation of charges for services connected with a single take-off and landing of an aircraft at Warsaw Chopin Airport

Airport charges are levied for the use of facilities, systems or services provided by Warsaw Chopin Airport operator connected with aircraft take-off, landing, lighting and parking operations or processing of passengers. The airport charges are levied irrespective of air navigation charges, ground handling charges or charges for other services not specified in the Airport charges tariff at Warsaw Chopin Airport document.

Data for the calculation of the landing charge


VAT rate


Maximum take-off mass (MTOW)

The maximum permissible take-off mass specified in an official document approved by competent aviation authorities of the state where the aircraft is registered.

Data for the calculation of the noise charge


Noise category

Aircraft are classified into specific noise categories according to the following criteria:


If the Customer provided PPL with a document confirming that an aircraft's MTOW is less or equal to 9 tonnes or that the greatest existing MTOW of an aircraft of a given type is less or equal to 9 tonnes, for the purpose of calculating the noise charge the aircraft will be classified into category 1, regardless of whether the customer submitted the noise certificate or whether the submitted certificate contained all the information necessary to assign a noise category.

If a customer failed to provide PPL with information and documents necessary to assign a noise category, the highest existing MTOW of an aircraft of a given type, and noise category 5 will be applied for the purpose of calculating airport charges.

Determining an aircraft noise category

Data from a noise certificate, issued for each aircraft by competent aviation authorities of the state where the aircraft is registered.

Data for the calculation of the passenger charge


Number of departing passengers

The passenger charge is collected in respect of each passenger on board an aircraft at the time of take-off from Warsaw Chopin Airport, except for:


Information regarding the terminals



Data for the calculation of the parking charge


Parking time

The parking time is the period from the moment an aircraft stops at an apron after landing to the moment it starts taxiing for take-off or to a de-icing stand prior to take-off. Change of parking stand constitutes a continuation of a commenced parking period, and the time of taxiing or towing of aircraft between stands is included in the total parking time.

No charge is payable for parking up to 3 hours. The parking charge is not calculated for night time (22:00-05:59 local time); the exclusion is only applicable during the first night of parking of a given aircraft.