Passenger traffic up by 21% at Georgian airports in Jan-March 2019

Tbilisi International Airport served 804,673 passengers in January-March 2019. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 05 Apr 2019 - 11:30, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s three international airports served 1,014,732 passengers in January-March 2019, which is a 21% 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 804,673 passengers - a 11% increase y/y
  • Kutaisi International Airport served 156,784 passengers – 101% increase
  • Batumi International Airport served 51,916 passengers – 41% increase

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

Queen Tamar Airport in Mestia, Svaneti region, served 421 passengers in March, which was a 60% increase y/y.

Meanwhile, Ambrolauri airport in Georgia’s Racha region, which received passengers for the first time in 2017, served 44 passengers (+37%) last month.