Katowice-Muchowiec Airport (Polish: Lotnisko Katowice-Muchowiec, ICAO code: EPKM) is a general aviation (mainly sport use) airport in the Muchowiec neighbourhood of Katowice, Poland.
It has one inoperative concrete runway, RWY 05/23 with the dimensions of 1,109 by 30 metres (3,638 ft × 98 ft). There is a displaced threshold length of 221 meters (725 feet) on both RWY 05 and RWY 23, yielding a landing distance of 888 metres (2,913 feet).
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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