Georgian airports served over five million passengers in 2018

In 2018, the international airports of Georgia served more than five million passengers, the Civil Aviation Agency under the Georgia’s Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development reported.

In 2018, passenger traffic increased by 23.55%, as compared to 2017, and by 77.2%, as compared to 2016.

In 2018, Shota Rustaveli International Airport in Tbilisi handled over 3.8 million passengers, an increase is by 20.3% (103.2 thousand passengers) in comparison with 2017 data.

Since January 2018, over 598.8 thousand passengers passed through the Batumi International Airport named after Alexander Kartveli, which is by 20.8% (103.2 thousand passengers) more than in 2017.

Passenger traffic at Kutaisi International Airport named after David Agmashenebeli increased by 52.3% in 2018, as compared to the previous year and amounted to more than 617.3 thousand people.

In 2018, the total number of passenger and cargo flights at the airports of Georgia was 24.5 thousand. Of these, more than 21.5 thousand flights were regular, and three thousand – charter ones. The increase in flights is 16.96%, as compared to the previous year.

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