Georgia’s Kutaisi International Airport to increase number of passengers
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 28
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia’s Kutaisi International Airport is expecting to serve one million passengers this year, announced Director of United Airports of Georgia Tamar Archuadze, Trend reports referring to Georgian media.
As reported, to cater the rapidly growing number of passengers, a new terminal will be opened in Kutaisi International airport this autumn, which will enable the airport to servemore passengers.
The construction of the new terminal has been completed; currently, engineering and communications works are underway.
"The new terminal will serve 1,200 passengers per hour that is four times more than the current capacity”, said Archuadze.
In January 2020, Kutaisi International Airport served 79,759 passengers, announced United Airports of Georgia.
Meanwhile, Georgian Kutaisi International Airport ranked second in Europe in 2019 in terms of experiencing the highest increase in passenger flow among European airports welcoming less than 5 million passengers per year.
Kutaisi International Airport served 873,907 passengers in 2019.
In 2018, Kutaisi International Airport was the first among European airports serving up to 5 million passengers in terms of the highest increase in passenger flow.
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