Cabinet Approves Construction Of New Domestic Terminal At Patna Airport
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the construction of New Domestic Terminal Building and other allied structures at Patna airport at an estimated cost of Rs.1,216.90 crore.
After construction of the New Terminal Building, the passenger handling capacity of the airport shall enhance to 4.5 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) from existing 0.7 MPPA. The New Terminal building shall have an area of 65,155 sqm including basement are of 18,650 sqm and shall be equipped with world-class passenger facilities. With the construction of New Terminal Building, there will be an increase in economic activities in Patna region, which will create additional jobs. With this project the aspirations of the people of Bihar also stand fulfilled.
The project is a part of the 'Package for Bihar', announced by the Prime Minister.