Thursday, December 07, 2017

Patna airport gets a makeover

The Airports Authority of India is  constructing a new state-of -the-art terminal building with passenger handling capacity of 4.5 million at the cost of Rs 800 crores in order to meet the ever increasing passenger traffic at Patna airport. The airport was originally designed for handling 0.7 million passengers. With the tremendous growth in aviation in the past few years, the airport has handled 2.11 million passengers in the year 2016-17. I

The construction work for the new terminal building will start from April, 2018. This new terminal building at Patna Airport will take care of 2250 passengers during peak hour.

In addition to this, a new terminal building at Bihita with a passenger handling capacity of 5 million is also planned at the total cost of Rs 800 crores. The work for construction will commence from September, 2018.
07/12/17 Daily Pioneer

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