Passenger traffic in Armenian airports grew 12% in 2018

Passenger traffic in Armenian airports grew 12% in 2018

PanARMENIAN.Net - Passenger traffic in the two Armenian airports grew by 11.9% in 2018 against 2017, Armenia” International Airports CJSC reveals.

Overall, more than 2,8 million people used the services of Zvartnots airport in the capital city, Yerevan, and Shirak airport in the northern city of Gyumri.

The number of takeoff-landings, meanwhile, increased 9.8% in the reporting period.

The government decided in late December 2018 that $38.2 million will be spent on the modernization of Shirak and Zvartnots airports.

The project will seek to ensure ICAO safety standards, the airport capacity will be made consistent with the expected increase in passenger traffic and reach the level of service equating to IATA level C, improving the security level and meeting international new standards.

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