The government has approved a plan for 164 million Euros in infrastructure upgrades to the airports in Podgorica and Tivat over the next two decades. The plan was developed by the Halcrow Group, which has done similar work for the Edinburgh Airport.
Phase one of the plan will run for seven years, until 2017, and spend approximately 62.7M€. Phase two of the plan will run for thirteen years, until 2030, and involve the expenditure of approximately 101.2M€.
The Podgorica Airport (TGD) will receive 40M€ in investment during phase one and 47.8M€ during phase two. The Tivat Airport (TIV) will receive only 22.7M€ during phase one, but 53.4M€ during phase two of the project.
The planed developments include investments in longer runways, larger passenger terminals, and higher-capacity parking facilities.
The Tivat airport currently has one 2,500 meter runway and six gates. The Podgorica airport has one 2,500 meter runway and ten gates. Both airports handle approximately 500-600 thousand visitors per year.