Passenger traffic up by 25% at Georgian airports in Jan-Feb 2019

Tbilisi International Airport alone served 433,202 passengers in January-February 2019. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 06 Mar 2019 - 13:11, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s three international airports served 625,236 passengers in January-February 2019, which is a 25% increase in comparison to last year, says the United Airports of Georgia.

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 Aleksandre Kartveli International Airport and Kutaisi David Aghmashenebeli International Airport.

More specifically:

  • Tbilisi International Airport served 433,202 passengers - a 13% increase y/y
  • Kutaisi International Airport served 103,468 passengers – 112% increase
  • Batumi International Airport served 30,251 passengers – 67% increase

Georgia’s rural airports also saw an increase in passenger numbers last month.

Queen Tamar Airport in Mestia, Svaneti region, served 351 passengers in February, which was a 228% increase y/y.

Meanwhile, Ambrolauri airport in Georgia’s Racha region, which received passengers for the first time in 2017, served 35 passengers (+30%) last month.

Both rural airports served 894 passengers (+80%) in January-February 2019, said the United Airports of Georgia.