There are many ways to travel in Montenegro, but most visitors tend to arrive by plane since this is the most common means of global travel. The vast majority of tourists who come to the country will be landing at Podgorica Airport, a major hub of travel and flying aboard Montenegro Airlines. This airline offers only international flights since the two airports it serves are located a mere 80 kilometers apart. The airports themselves have recently undergone major upgrades and construction of expansions continues due to the nation’s firm commitment to expanding all facilities for visitors to help make this place a major destination for global tourists, building upon all of the recent accolades given to Montenegro as an excellent location for those who want to enjoy a lesser known vacation spot.

The primary airport that most visitors will be using is Podgorica Airport in Montenegro’s largest city. This is a modern facility with a new terminal and it’s IATA (International Air Transport Association) code is TGD due to the city’s former name of Titograd. The airport itself is located just under 12 kilometers outside of Podgorica, to the south of the city. It, like it’s sister facility Tivat Airport, are both state owned by Airports of Montenegro. This facility is sometimes referred to as Golubovci Airport by local citizens since it is quite near the town of Golubovci. In 2007, it received the award for best airport servicing fewer than a million passengers by the Airports Council International and in 2008, Podgorica Airport played host to just over a half a million travelers. Both domestic and international flights are handled here with destinations all throughout Montenegro, Europe and the rest of the world. Other than Montenegro Airlines, there are other smaller airlines that cater to specific kinds of tourists such as OKI Air, Vektra Aviation and Di Air. Serbian airlines such as Prince Aviation and Air Pink also fly out of Podgorica Airport.

Within Podogirica Airport there are a number of facilities for travelers such as a duty free shop, major Montenegro banking facilities, two cafes, two newspaper stands and a terminal for renting vehicles. Buses and taxis also run from this airport to the city of Podgorica with a travel time of about fifteen minutes to be expected.

The other major airport of Montenegro is Tivat Airport, whose IATA code is TIV. Daily flights to Europe are Tivat’s specialty and it is actually a larger facility than Podgorica Airport. A scenic view of the Bay of Kotor is an experience that most visitors will notice upon approach to this airport. While here, tourists are able to use a WiFi connection offered free for their convenience along with other tourist related amenities.

Other than these two major airports for international travel, Montenegro has domestic airports in the cities of Berane, Cemovsko Polje, Niksic and Zabljak which primarily serve tourists who would like a quick hop from one place to the other in a convenient way.

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