Kutaisi Airport

AT THE AIRPORT

Security Check

Your safety and security is a priority for Kutaisi International Airport.

  • Whether you are travelling on domestic or international flights, you will be required to go through Airport Security check.
  • This security check is related to what you are allowed to take with you on board of an aircraft.Both your carry-on luggage and check-in baggage will be checked by means of detection equipment and may also be subject to a hand search. This is to ensure that you are not carrying any potentially dangerous substances or items that could pose a risk to the passengers and crew or to the security and safety of the aircraft.
  • Passengers are allowed to carry just ONE piece of hand luggage. Sharp objects should be removed from carry-on luggage and placed in checked-in luggage.
  • Knowing what’s allowed and what’s not allowed, will save you time and inconvenience and make your journey more enjoyable.
  • You may only carry small amounts of liquid, gels, creams and pastes - in containers no bigger than 100ml each.  
  • Take your laptop, tablet (iPad) and any other large electrical items from your hand baggage to be x-rayed separately.
  • You may be asked to remove your shoes and belt before going through the security check.

List of prohibied items for hand baggage:

This list is not definitive and Security may request that certain items, which are not on the list, be surrendered for security and safety reasons.

All types of guns, firearms and weapons, including: 

  • Air pistols, rifles and pellet guns
  • All firearms (pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns etc.)
  • Animal humane killers
  • Ball-bearing guns
  • Catapults
  • Component parts of firearms
  • Crossbows
  • Harpoon and spear guns
  • Industrial bolt and nail guns
  • Lighters shaped like a firearm
  • Replica and imitation firearms
  • Signal flare pistols
  • Starter pistols
  • Stun or shocking devices
  • Toy guns of all types

All types of pointed/edged weapons and sharp objects, including:

  • Axes and hatchets
  • Arrows and darts
  • Crampons
  • Harpoons and spears
  • Household cutlery
  • Ice axes and ice picks
  • Ice skates
  • Lockable or flick knives with blades of any length
  • Knives, including ceremonial knives, with blades of more than 6 cm, made of metal or any other materialstrong enough to be used as a potential weapon
  • Meat cleavers
  • Machetes
  • Open razors and blades (excluding safety or disposable razors with blades enclosed in cartridge)
  • Sabers, swords and swordsticks
  • Scalpels
  • Scissors
  • Ski and walking/hiking poles
  • Throwing stars

Any blunt instrument capable of causing injury, including:

  • Baseball and softball bats
  • Billiard, snooker and pool cues
  • Clubs or batons — rigid or flexible
  • Cricket bats
  • Fishing rods
  • Golf clubs
  • Hockey sticks
  • Lacrosse sticks
  • Kayak and canoe paddles
  • Martial arts equipment
  • Skateboards

All types of explosives and flammable substances, including:

  • Aerosol spray paint
  • Ammunition
  • Alcoholic beverages exceeding 70 % by volume
  • Blasting caps
  • Detonators and fuses
  • Explosives and explosive devices
  • Fireworks, flares (in any form) and other pyrotechnics (including party poppers and toy caps)
  • Replica or imitation explosive material or devices
  • Flammable liquid fuel (e.g. petrol/gasoline, diesel, lighter fluid, alcohol, ethanol)
  • Gas and gas containers (e.g. butane, propane, acetylene, oxygen) in large volume
  • Grenades of all types
  • Mines and other explosive military stores
  • Non-safety matches
  • Smoke generating canisters or cartridges
  • Turpentine and paint thinner

Any chemical or toxic substances, including:

  • Acids and alkalis
  • Corrosive or bleaching substances
  • Disabling or incapacitating sprays (e.g. mace, pepper spray, tear gas)
  • Radioactive material
  • Poisons
  • Infectious or biological hazardous material
  • Material capable of spontaneous ignition or combustion
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Pressurized containers

All types of liquids and gels with the individual capacity over 100 ml, except of ones,purchased at the airport duty free shops

List of prohibited items for checked-in baggage:

  • Explosives, including detonators, fuses, grenades, mines and explosives
  • Gases, including propane and butane
  • Flammable liquids, including gasoline and methanol
  • Flammable solids and reactive substances, including magnesium, firelighters, fireworks and flares
  • Oxidizers and organic peroxides, including bleach and car body repair kits
  • Toxic or infectious substances, including rat poison and infected blood
  • Radioactive material, including medicinal or commercial isotopes
  • Corrosives, including mercury and vehicle batteries
  • Vehicle fuel system components which have contained fuel
  • Pressurized containers

*This list is not definitive and Security may request that certain items, which are not on the list, besurrendered for security and safety reasons*

The carriage of hypodermic syringes will be allowed where proof of medical need can be provided.