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Airport Information Day & EUROPLANE Workshop on co-financing options for airport development, Poznań 8–9 February 2007

Summary

EUROPLANE partners congregated in Poznań on 8 February 2007 for the Airport Information Day, looking at the role and the future of regional airports in Europe's Regional Air Transport as a key for regions' development. On 9 February 2007, the EUROPLANE Component 4 Workshop on Regional Development Instruments for Airport Development took place at Poznan City Hall, giving insight into airport funding opportunities and approaches.

Partners can download the minutes, participant list and presentations in the restricted area.

Airport Information Day (8 February 2007)

A number of speakers looked at the role of Polish airports in European regional network, the importance of Poznań-Ławica Airport for Poznan City development, the wider economic effects of airports, future extension plans of Poznań-Ławica Airport and financing options, including best practice examples from other EU Member States.

A panel discussion focused on the question whether regional air transport needed in EU countries, and more specifically: "Does Poland need regional air transport?"

EUROPLANE Workshop on co-financing options for airport development (9 February 2007)

On 9 February 2007, the EUROPLANE Component 4 Workshop on Regional Development Instruments for Airport Development took place at Poznan City Hall. EUROPLANE Partners, Associated Partners of the EUROPLANE Project, external guest speakers and EUROPLANE consultants participated in the workshop sharing their experience on co-financing options for airport development.

External experts gave presentations on Poznan Lawica Airport multi-annual investment plan, on possibilities to finance regional airport infrastructural development from national and EU level, on funds application, and on international banks experience in the financing of airport infrastructures. Then EUROPLANE partners gave presentations on their experience in funds acquisition and implementation, highlighting main activities carried out and criticalities. The final results of EUROPLANE Component 4 were also illustrated.

EUROPLANE partners and other invited guests during the EUROPLANE Workshop on co-financing options for airport development, Poznan, 9 February 2007
EUROPLANE partners and consultants during the EUROPLANE Workshop on co-financing options for airport development, Poznan, 9 February 2007 (open large version [475 KB] — more images and press coverage)

The agenda

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Photographs and press coverage

There are some photographs of the event and articles in the press (in Polish).

Minutes, presentations and participant list

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Last update: 26 March 2007

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