|Operator||Indian Air Force|
|Elevation AMSL||129 ft / 39 m|
Airlines and destinations
Spirit Air Private Limited, in association with Bangalore-based Door to Door Services Limited (DTDS), started non-scheduled flight services on Patna-Purnea and Purnea-Calcutta routes, flying twice a week to Kolkata and Patna.The flight takes 50 minutes to fly from Purnea to Patna.
It has been selected in UDAN scheme of the Government of India. Airport Authority of India has given official nod for flight operations. So, the Government of Bihar has acquired 50 acres land for the construction of a passenger terminal, VVIP lounge, cargo terminal and 3 acres for road connectivity. Runway is being expanded to facilitate landing of multiple flights. It will benefit the people of Kosi region, especially Saharsa, Supaul, Madhepura, Purnia, Katihar, Araria and Kishanganj
3. Alok chandra (5 October 2016).bihar-largest-international-airport-will-built-in-purnia- Dainik Bhaskar
4 20 July 2018.bhagalpur-air-services-will-start-soon-in-purnia-.Dainik Jagaran
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