World Meteorological Day

World Meteorological Day is celebrated all over the world today, on the 23rd of March. This event takes its roots from the date of foundation of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). “Sakaeronavigatsia” Ltd. of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia organized the presentation of “Climatological Summary of Georgian Aerodromes” in relation to this date. The meteorological service of the company, serving as the aviation meteorological information provider in Georgia, publishes this book on an annual basis. The book provides the statistical analysis of the meteorological observation data obtained by the meteorological stations of Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Batumi international airports, which is the most important part in the implementation of safe flights.

“I would like to congratulate this professional day to our meteorologists. This is a demanding profession indeed that is directly related to flight safety. I am pleased that we presented the book prepared by our meteorological service “Climatological Summary of Georgian Aerodromes” to the concerned organizations exactly on this day, the book was uploaded by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on its official website, that demonstrates the high quality of its content and thus we are very proud. This project is another successful step taken to the development of our country’s civil aviation,” - said Mr. Gocha Mezvrishvili, Director General of “Sakaeronavigatsia” Ltd. of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.

Mr. Guram Jalaghonia, Director of Georgian Civil Aviation Agency, Mr. Gocha Mezvrishvili, Director General of “Sakaeronavigatsia” Ltd., Ms. Ketevan Aleksidze, Director of “United Airports of Georgia” LLC, the students of Ilia State University and Tbilisi State University, as well as the representatives of the National Library of the Parliament of Georgia and the Environmental Protection Agency attended the presentation.

The information covered by the climatological summary is intended for aviation purposes; however, this information has a broader circle of users, who are allowed to use the material in professional terms.