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Eight Polish airports to receive state aid
Commission Européenne - IP/09/247 11/02/2009
Brussels, 11 February 2009
Today the European Commission authorised an aid scheme for eight Polish airports. With Cohesion Fund part-financing of €251.5 million, the aid programme includes new terminal construction and runway modernisation.
The aid scheme, which targets those airports forming part of the trans-European transport network, covers the airports of Warsaw, Gdańsk, Wrocław, Poznań, Szczecin, Rzeszów, Kraków and Katowice.
The aid is to be granted by the Ministry of Infrastructure and the regional and local authorities. All the regional airports may receive grants of up to 75% of the cost of the investment while Warsaw airport will receive a maximum of 30%.