About us

The Upper Silesian Aviation Group (GTL SA) in Katowice, was registered on March 6, 1991. On 1 May 1994, GTL SA took over the management of the Katowice International Airport in Pyrzowice from the State Enterprise ”Porty Lotnicze”.

The main objective of the company is to manage the airport in a manner that ensures the safety, efficiency and comfort of airport users. GTL SA pursues these objectives by completing legal operational and organizational standards, including maintenance and continuous infrastructure development.

The activities of GTL SA are focused on the development of passenger traffic, both in the regular, charter and general aviation segment. The company strives to strengthen Katowice Airport's position as a charter center in Poland. In addition, GTL SA undertakes activities aimed at optimal development of the air freight segment. In this category of traffic, Pyrzowice is a leader among regional airports.

The company implements projects aimed at ensuring proper port preparation in the operational, organizational and personnel areas for further development.

GTL SA is successively implementing a multi-annual investment program for the expansion of Katowice Airport infrastructure. The Company's shareholders care about the further, dynamic development of GTL SA and Katowice Airport, understanding the needs in this area, supporting them through capital engagement.

Currently, the share capital of the Upper Silesian Aviation Group, after the registration of the share capital decrease with the decision of the Katowice-East District Court in Katowice of January 12, 2015, is 137 069 300PLN. The main shareholders of the company are:

  • Węglokoks SA, which holds a 42.449% share in the capital
  • The Silesian Voivodeship, which holds a 34.883% share in capital
  • Polskie Porty Lotnicze SA, which holds a 17.76% share in capital
  • The Katowice Municipality, which holds a 4.891% share in the capital.

The remaining municipalities have a 0.34% share in the capital. However, other shareholders, including chambers of commerce, commercial companies and natural persons, hold a 0.112% share in the capital.