According to the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, in 2019 the country’s airports served more than 5.2 million passengers, which is 3% more compared to the same period of the previous year. The most significant growth was recorded at Kutaisi airport (+42%) due to continued Wizz Air expansion, while Tbilisi International airport has shown almost 2018 level even despite ban for direct flights to/from Russia entered in force in July.
In December, the number of passengers served by Tbilisi airport amounted to 222 thousand passengers, which is 15% less compared to the same period in 2018. Passenger traffic at Kutaisi Airport increased by 45% and amounted to 83 thousand people, Batumi Airport received more than 26 thousand passengers, which is 42% more compared to the same period in 2018.
Georgian airports international passenger traffic stats, 2012 – 2019, 12m