Passenger Traffic Increases by 44% in Georgia’s Airports

The Civil Aviation Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia reports that during 11 months of the current year, the passenger traffic in Georgia’s airports has increased by 44.48%, amounting to 3,816.538 passengers. Last year, the number of passengers was 2,641.539.

Tbilisi International Airport served 2,943.417 passengers, which is 40.89% (854,293 passengers) more compared to the number of passengers transferred in 11 months of 2016.

Batumi airport saw over 484,527 passengers transported in 2017, 59.11% (180,012) more passengers compared to the same period of 2016- 304,515 passengers.

Passenger traffic in Kutaisi International Airport has increased by 55.80%. The airport served 243,918 passengers in 11 months of 2016; while, in 2017, this indicator reached 380,026 passengers which is 136,108 more passengers.

The local destination airport in Mestia served 6,881 passengers during 11 months this year, a 72.80% increase compared to 2016, and Ambrolauri Airport, receiving passengers for the first time this year, from mid-January to the end of November welcomed 1,687 flight users.

During the 11 months of 2017, 5.399 more flights were carried out in Georgian airports than in 2016.

Thea Morrison

11 December 2017 18:13