Mestia airport concludes construction

Construction has finished at the Mestia airport, which will open on
December 20, Business Georgia reports.

The airport is capable of operating at any time and season. In winter
it may have small planes arriving with 18 passengers, in summer -- with
50 passengers.

Construction of the airport in Mestia started three months ago. The
passenger building and the 1120-meter runway have almost been

The airport is 1400 meters above the sea level. The project is being
realized by Georgian construction companies. Approximately 300 people
are involved in the works. The airport may have one plane per hour.

Mestia will launch an information-tourist center in late November. It
will serve tourists from Swanetia.


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