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Patna Airport



Patna Airport
Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport

जयप्रकाश नारायण हवाई अड्डा
IATA: PAT – ICAO: VEPT

Patna Airport
Location of airport in India
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Patna, India
Elevation AMSL 170 ft / 52 m
Coordinates 25°35′37″N 085°05′31″E / 25.59361°N 85.09194°E / 25.59361; 85.09194
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 1,954 6,410 Asphalt
Sources: AAI , DAFIF

Patna Airport (IATA: PAT, ICAO: VEPT), also known as Jaiprakash Narayan International Airport, Patna or Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport (Hindi: जयप्रकाश नारायण हवाई अड्डा), is an airport located 5 kilometres (2.7 NM) southwest of Patna, the capital of state of Bihar in India. The airport is categorised as a restricted international airport by the Airports Authority of India. It is named after "Lok Nayak" Jayaprakash Narayan (1902–1979), an Indian independence activist and political leader.

Facilities

The airport covers an area of 254 acres (103 ha) and resides at an elevation of 170 feet (52 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 07/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,954 by 45 metres (6,411 × 148 ft).. Recently, the Patna airport was declared as the fastest growing airport among the Tier-II cities. Due to this, a lot of new low budget carriers have started flights from Patna.

Airlines and destinations

The following airlines provide scheduled passenger service to destinations in India:

Airlines Destinations
GoAir Delhi, Mumbai, Pune
Indian Airlines Delhi
IndiGo Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai
Jet Airways Delhi, Kolkata
JetLite Kolkata
Kingfisher Airlines Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ranchi

Incidents

On July 17, 2000, Alliance Air Flight 7412 crashed near the airport prior to landing, killing 60 people.



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General Info
Country India
ICAO ID VEPT
Time UTC+5:30
Latitude 25.591317
25° 35' 28.74" N
Longitude 85.087992
085° 05' 16.77" E
Elevation 170 feet
52 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 000° W (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry


Communications
TWR
HO
118.3
121.1
Communications Remarks  
TWR (incl APP).


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
07/25 6410 x 148 feet
1954 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 043FDXT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME PPT PATNA 058X 112.1 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Oil O-113, 1065, Reciprocating Engine Oil (MIL L 6082)


Remarks
FUEL Avbl 0130-1130Z and O/R 3 hr PN rqr. (NC-100LL, J)
OPR HOURS Opr 0230-1500Z, OT O/R 24 hr PN rqr.



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