Brought to life in 1926, Gdynia is one of the youngest Polish cities and has grown from the original seaport. Located on the south coast of the Baltic Sea, the popular tourist spot is home to an eclectic cultural mix.
With a strong maritime heritage, Gdynia is home to a bustling marina as well as Naval ships, that serve as museums. Also renowned for its contemporary music, theatre and film festivals, Gdynia is well suited to host the dynamic Red Bull Air Race with the sea providing a striking backdrop to the action.
13:00 - 14:30 MASTERS Training
14:45 - 17:30 CHALLENGERS Training
Saturday 26 Jul - Qualifying Day
09:00 - 10:40 CHALLENGERS Training
13:00 Gates Open
13:50 - 15:30 MASTERS Training
15:45 - 15:50 Aviation Display
15:50 - 16:30 Challenger Cup
16:45 - 17:05 Aviation Display
17:05 - 18:05 MASTERS Qualifying
The city beach is one of the most beautiful on the Polish coast, with the Seaside Boulevard a popular place for taking it easy and watching the world go by. The 1.5km stretch is full of young artists keen to express their creative flair, capturing the imagination of those who spend time there – and the perfect location for the vibrant Red Bull Air Race. Gdynia port is no stranger to hosting sporting competitions either, with the biggest sailing ships in the world visiting every few years to compete in races.
The nearest airport is in nearby Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport: GDN, 25 kilometers from the city center. Airport is a popular destination for low-price flights from many European airports. Domestic flights are also available. Transfer bus line 510 connects airport and Gdynia Central Station, but it runs only a few times a day.
The main railroad station is Gdynia Główna run by PKP. Gdynia is one of the biggest railway hubs in Poland with connections to Warsaw, Krakow, Poznan, Wroclaw, Katowice, Szczecin, Torun, Bialystok and many others.
From Gdansk by the route E75 just east along the coast.
Weather in Gdynia
Throughout the month of July daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 22°C that's about 72°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 14°C, that's 57°F.
The average daily relative humidity for July is around 79%.
Red Bull Air Race 2014 Gdynia University
Wydział Nawigacyjny Akademia Morska w Gdyni Al. Jana Pawła II 3 81-345 Gdynia