Centre's move is aimed at expanding existing Patna airport terminal building which was built to handle 0.5 million passengers every year against the current footfall of 1.5 million annually
GN Bureau | January 25, 2017
The centre has approved the proposal to transfer 11.35 acres of land to airports authority of India (AAI) by way of exchanging equivalent land of AAI with Bihar government to expand the Patna airport.
The Bihar government has also agreed in principle for transfer of the land for the said purpose.
The proposed land at Patna airport will be used for expanding the airport and constructing new terminal building along-with other associated infrastructures.
According to a press statement, the new airport terminal building will be able to handle rush of three million passengers per annum.
Notably, the existing terminal building at Patna airport was developed to handle 0.5 million passengers every year which is currently facing space crunch and gets deluged with huge number of passengers. The airport is currently handling rush of 1.5 million passengers annually.
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