11 months data: Georgian airports serve over 3m passengers

Tbilisi International Airport alone served 528,145 passengers this year. Photo by N. Alavidze/Agenda.ge.
Agenda.ge, 08 Dec 2017 - 12:58, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s three international airports served 3,816,538 passengers in the first 11 months of 2017, which is a 44.48 percent increase year-on-year (y/y).

The number of passengers who took regular or charter flights in Georgia increased in all three main airports of the country: Tbilisi Shota Rustaveli International Airport, Batumi International Airport and Kutaisi David Aghmashenebeli International Airport.

More specifically, Tbilisi International Airport alone served 2,943,417 passengers between January-November, which was a 40.89 percent increase y/y, announced Georgian Civil Aviation Agency.

Batumi International Airport served 484,527 passengers this year - a 59.11 percent increase, while Kutaisi International Airport served 380,026 passengers on regular or charter flights which was a 55.80 percent increase.

Georgia’s rural airports also saw an increase in passenger numbers this year.

Queen Tamar Airport in Mestia, Svaneti region, served 6,881 passengers, which was a 72.80 percent increase y/y.

Meanwhile, Ambrolauri airport in Georgia’s Racha region received passengers for the first time this year and served 1,687 passengers.