Patna Airport (Jaiprakash Narayan Airport)

Patna Airport, also referred to as Jaiprakash Narayan Airport, is an international airport serving Patna in the state of Bihar. The airport is situated to the southwest of Patna, around 5 km from the city centre. It is the main airport in Bihar and ranked 21st in the busiest airport list in India. Patna airport is operated and managed by Airport Authority of India. In recent years, the airport has experienced a sharp increase in domestic traffic.



The airport is located at a height of 170 feet above sea level and spreads over an area of 254 acres. It features 1,954 by 45 m long runaway. As per Apr’10 –Mar’11 statistics, Patna airport handles 838,509 passenger movements. The airport is connected by daily flights from Kolkata, Delhi and Lucknow. Airlines from all other major cities in India regularly fly to and from the city. Some of the main airlines that connect to the city of Patna are Air India, Jet Airways, Indigo, Jet Lite and Go Air.



Domestic terminal at the airport has peak hour passenger handling capacity of 150 passengers, while the international terminal can handle 50 passengers in peak hour time.


Passenger Services

Passengers are provided with a number of services at Patna airport. Services available at the airport include trolleys, wheel chair, child care room, rest room, lost and found counter, medical aid and assistance to physically challenged passengers. Other general services such as gift shop, snack bar, book stall, information centre, currency exchange and pre-taxi service are also provided at the airport.

Being a capital city of Bihar, Patna is well linked via air, rails and roadways to the rest of the country. Air travelers can also take up cheap flights to Patna from all metropolitan cities and popular cities in India.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

Trains hide 

Patna railway station is situated at a distance of 5 km from the airport. Travelers can hire private cars to reach the airport. 

Buses hide 

The closest bus station to the airport is situated at a distance of 7 km in Mithapur. Travelers can take state bus or hire private cars to reach the airport.

Taxi hide 

Pre-paid taxi services are available at the airport. Travelers can also hire private cars from outside the airport to reach their destination.

 Who flies to Patna

 Airport Contact Details

Patna Airport


Tel:+91 (0)612 220683

 Location Details

Longitude:85° 5' 24'' E
Latitude:25° 35' 26'' N

 Airport Location

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