The operator of Tbilisi Airport, TAV Airports, has said it broke ground on the airport’s new terminal in a ceremony attended by Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, in written statement on June 27. Kvirikashvili presented to TAV Airports President & CEO Sani Şener the State Medal of Distinguished Service for his contributions to the country, according to the statement.
Planned to be completed at the end of 2017, the new terminal will be able to provide service to approximately 4 million passengers per year. The new terminal will have an indoor area of 12,000 square meters. The project also includes the rehabilitation of runway and taxiways and the construction of a new aircraft parking area for five aircraft, said the company.