Kutaisi worldwide airport in Georgia’s west is predicted to serve greater than 1,000,000 passengers in 2023, Tamar Archuadze, the pinnacle of United Airports of Georgia, stated on Monday.
Archuadze made the remark on the presentation of a analysis Tourism – Challenges and Prospects by Galt & Taggart, a Georgian-based funding financial institution and brokerage service firm.
Kutaisi worldwide airport can be closed for 2 weeks for a deliberate renovation of its runway. Within the present yr, its terminal was expanded six occasions due to elevated demand. We expect we are going to serve a couple of million passengers subsequent yr”, Archuadze stated.
Between January-August of this yr the airport served 534,007 passengers, whereas the quantity hit 873,616 travellers, essentially the most because the facility’s opening, in 2019. Six airways at the moment function in 28 instructions of 17 international locations on the airport.
Archuadze additionally spoke concerning the prospects for creating the Georgian aviation market and tourism sector usually, saying the Asian market was the home precedence at this stage.
“We’re fairly nicely represented on the European and Center Jap markets, and are already speaking about rising the frequency of flights”, she additionally stated.