Analysis of Business Traffic at Wroclaw Airport - Implications for Economic Development of the City and the Region

Wojciech Augustyniak , Łukasz Olipra


The aim of this article is to investigate the significance of an airport and air transport links for economic development of a city and/or a region on the case study of business traffic at Wrocław Airport. The authors try to identify implications of air transport for economic development of the given city and region and list conclusions useful for regional and local decision-makers responsible for regional and local development policy, The analysis is based on primary and original data gathered in the survey carried out in two rounds among passengers departing from Wrocław Airport (spring and summer of 2014). Analysis of the structure of business passengers group by destinations and types of an airline (network carriers, low-cost or regional carriers) indicated significant importance of network carriers for business passengers. The role of regional carrier should also be noted. Counterfactual analysis proved that consider- able number of business passengers would not come to Wroclaw at all if there were no flight connection.
Author Wojciech Augustyniak (WZ / KM)
Wojciech Augustyniak,,
- Department of Microeconomics
, Łukasz Olipra (UEP)
Łukasz Olipra,,
- Poznań University of Economics and Business
Journal seriesJournal of International Studies, ISSN 2071-8330, e-ISSN 2306-3483, (B 11 pkt)
Issue year2015
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishair transport, airport, regional and local development, business trips, counterfactual analysis
ASJC Classification2002 Economics and Econometrics; 3312 Sociology and Political Science
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)11
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 11.0, 17-12-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 11.0, 17-12-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2015 = 0.419
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