Sunday, October 21, 2018

Patna airport handled 17 lakh flyers in 5 months

Patna: The Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport in Patna registered 44.2% growth in terms of flyer flow in the first five months from April to August of the current financial year.

The growth between April to June was also around 44%. The actual passenger flow at the city airport increased by 7,02,818 in July and August.

As per the figures in the latest air traffic report of the Airports Authority of India, the Patna airport despite its space constraints handled 17,20,087 passengers during April to August this year as against 11,92,459 during the same period in 2017.

Compared to the country’s other main airports, the Patna airport ranked 18th as far as percentage increase in passenger flow over the corresponding period in the previous financial year is concerned.
21/10/18 Piyush Tripathi/Times of India

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