About Travel – David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport

Kutaisi Airport, also known as David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport, is operated by United Airports of Georgia and was extensively renovated in 2011. It re-opened in September 2012.

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

Located 14 km (8.7 mi) west of Kutaisi in the western region of Imereti, the airport’s terminal building and air traffic control tower were designed by UNStudio.

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

Wizz Air, S7, Ural Airlines, Belavia, Atlasjet, Iraqi Airways and Georgian Airways operate international flights to Europe, Russia and Iraq, as well as domestic flights.

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

A significant growth in the number of passenger was recorded soon after the reopening of the airport in 2012, mainly due to Wizz Air operations linking Kutaisi with Polish and Ukrainian airports.

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

Visit the airport’s official website for more information and flight times.

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

Photo courtesy of King David the Builder International Airport.

Photo courtesy of King David the Builder International Airport.

LED lights on the 55m high control tower change color at dusk and dawn whenever there is a fluctuation in wind speed.

Air Traffic Control Tower. Photo courtesy of King David the Builder International Airport.

Air Traffic Control Tower. Photo courtesy of King David the Builder International Airport.

The airport is located about 230 km from Tbilisi. Georgian Bus provides transfers to Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Batumi. The bus to Tbilisi costs 20 GEL (about 10EUR) and the journey takes about four hours.

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