Podgorica AirportMontenegro’s two airports, Podgorica and Tivat are reporting big increases in both the number of handled passengers and aircraft movement this year when compared to the same period in last year. Airports of Montenegro, the operator of the 2 hubs, reports that from January to May the two airports handled 289.745 passengers, an increase of 20%. While all five months reported increased passenger numbers, the most successful was May. During that month, the two airports handled 89.026 compared to 69.983 in 2009, an increase of 27.2%. The figures are a good indication for the upcoming summer season which should, according to these figures, be more successful than 2009.
The most successful year for Tivat and Podgorica airports was in 2008 when they handled a grand total of 1.109.113 passengers. They also handled 10.323 aircraft and the record is yet to beaten. The booming first five months of 2010 just might beat the record set two years ago.