Tivat Airport (TIV/LYTV)

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Over 1.2 million tourists visited Montenegro in 2010 – a growth rate is expected to be maintaned.

Climate diversity allows a morning bathe in the waters of the Mediterranean and afternoon skiing all within convenient distance.

Other Major reasons to serve this airport

Montenegro – Wild Beauty

  • Montenegro is one of the oldest European states. Upon re-establishing statehood in 2006, Montenegro has made rapid economic progress. The growth of the economy is reflected in GDP forecasted to be about 8% including the highest investment per capita in the region. Its political and strategic position and peace loving orientation make it a factor of stability in the region.
  • Montenegro is a south European and a Mediterranean country. Climate diversity and its geographic position make Montenegro an attractive tourist destination which will offer you a morning bathe in the waters of the Mediterranean and afternoon skiing like the one in the Alps.
  • The Montenegrin coast is 293 km long with 73 km of beaches and main centers – Ulcinj, Bar, Budva, Sveti Stefan, Petrovac, Tivat, Kotor, Herceg Novi.
  • Town of Žabljak on mountain Durmitor, the most popular mountain tourism destination in Montenegro.
  • Town of Kolašin near national park Biogradska Gora, mountain Bjelasica and ski-resort Bjelasica.
  • Tara River Gorge, second-longest canyon in the world. Tara river is a popular rafting destination.
  • Biogradska Gora, with Biogradsko Lake, a national park and untouched virgin forest.
  • Skadar lake, a popular wildlife reserve.
  • Ostrog monastery, a famous pilgrimage site.
  • In 2010 about 1.2 million tourists visited Montenegro. A significant growth is forecasted for this year as well.

Marketing and other support

To stimulate new routes, the marketing policy includes an incentive scheme which offers discounts on standard airport charges for handling and landing in the first three years. Additionally, route development and promotion is supported through various advertising tools.

A catchment of breath-taking potential – including Gospa od Skrpjela (Lady of the Rocks) a baroque church built in 1632 on one of two islets in the Bay of Kotor.

Catchment Area

  • South Serbia, North Albania, South-East Croatia & East Bosnia
City Distance Driving time
Dubrovnik 147 km 1 h 50′
Tirana 181 km 2 h 20′
Sarajevo 240 km 3 h 50′
Skopje 371 km 4 h 50′
Belgrade 430 km 6 h

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

Please contact route development contact for further information.


The Monastery of Cetinje and the Mausoleum of Njegos in the Lovcen National Park.


St Triphun Cathedral in Kotor


Podgorica Airport

  • The airport is located 12 km south of Podgorica; the capital of Montenegro.
  • The airport handles schedule and charter flights.
  • The airport provides connections between winter tourism centers, major continental towns and coast tourism centers of Montenegro and European and world capitals.
  • Thanks to the ideal climate, Podgorica Airport appears to be an excellent alternative to the neighboring airports.

Tivat Airport

  • Tivat Airport is located on the coast in close vicinity of main tourist centers – Tivat (4km), Budva, Herceg Novi…
  • The airport handles schedule and charter flights.

Infrastructure & Operations:

The Monastery of Cetinje and the Mausoleum of Njegos in the Lovcen National Park.

Podgorica Airport

  • Runway:
    • 18/36, north-south direction
    • length 2.500m
    • width 45 m
  • Elevation: 36 m
  • Opening Hours: 06 – 23 h LT
  • Car park area: 25 000 m2
  • Passenger terminal:
    • area 5.500 m2
    • Eight gates
    • Eight check-in desks

Tivat Airport

  • Runway:
    • 14 / 32 , north-west/south-east direction.
  • Elevation: AMSL 20 ft (6 m).
  • Opening Hours: Summer 07 h sunset + 30`, Winter 07 h – 16 h LT.
  • Car park area: 6.583 m2.
  • Passenger terminal:
    • area 4.050 m2.
    • Eight gates
    • Twelve check-in desks

Vital statistics

ITEM/YEAR (Jan-Aug) 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Aircraft movements 3298 3908 4198 3800 5438 6924
Passengers 319,665 372,830 460,020 443,380 449,161 651,604
ITEM/YEAR 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Aircraft movements 2522 3261 4079 3428 4230 4017
Passengers 337,013 451,289 574,011 435,319 532,281 541,836

Important infrastructure developments and/or other news


The new building accommodates various airports facilities and services – new staff only gate and a gate serving primarily general aviation operations, medical facility, special room for deportees, lost and found office, premises and classrooms of the training center of Airports of Montenegro, airlines’ offices etc.

We are especially pleased to inform all our potential clients on availability of a multimedia room fit with the state-of-the-art equipment, convenient for meetings, press conferences, seminars etc.

The building has three VIP lounges available to state authorities and other users.

All the facilities are available at commercial terms.