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Construction of a new terminal at Kutaisi International Airport is being completed

30 July, 2020

Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava inspected the construction works of a new terminal at Kutaisi International Airport with US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Georgia Kelly Degnan and State Representative in Imereti Zviad Shalamberidze. The event was also attended by Tamar Archuadze, Head of the Georgian Airports Union, Davit Eremeishvili, Acting Mayor of Kutaisi, and Dimitri Mkheidze, Majoritarian MP of Kutaisi. The guests heard detailed information about the ongoing works. The repair works of the new passenger terminal of Kutaisi International Airport continue in an intensive mode, and after their completion the same process will be carried out in the existing terminal, after which the connection phase of the new and old terminals will begin. As a result, Kutaisi will have an upgraded, modern type of airport with one common terminal, arrive and departure lounges and all the equipment needed to operate an international standard airport.

"Next we will connect the old and the new terminal and we will have an airport that meets all international standards, including all the safety standards set out by the World Health Organization during the fight against Covid. Of course, this will be one of the points and faces of our tourist attraction, very comfortable and attractive for both travelers and foreign tourists," - said the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development.

At the same time, it should be noted that the works defined by the third stage of construction are being carried out in parallel at the airport, the arrangement of the main part of the engineering-communications wiring has been completed. Also, the Polish company "Dimark group" is installing baggage management system. Facade, stained glass and roof arrangement works have been completed. In addition, a new passenger terminal terrace and walkways with a unique green roof were arranged. Upon completion of the renovation work, the renovated airport will have 7 exits (so-called Gates) and will be able to handle 1200 passengers per hour, which will quadruple the capacity of the airport.



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