Munger Airport


Munger Airport (also known as Safyabad Airport[1]) is an airport located in Munger district in the Indian state of Bihar.[2] The airport is situated at Saifabad, 5 km from the district headquarters of Munger.[3] It is controlled by the Airports Authority of India.

Munger Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Bihar
ServesMunger
LocationMunger, Bihar, India
Coordinates25°20′47″N 086°28′59″E
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Munger Airport
Munger Airport

History


Munger airport is 90 years old.[2] In January 2015, then Chief Minister of the state, Jitan Ram Manjhi announced to develop the airport and start domestic flights.[1] In March 2015, airport renovation work was given to Bihar Rajya Bhavan Nirmaan Nigam.[2] Airport renovation was done at the cost of ₹ 8 crore. Renovated airport lounge and runway was inaugurated by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on 24 May 2016.[4][5]

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