This will enable the airport to handle eight million passengers per annum, the minister said.
The Patna airport is one of the fastest growing airports in India, he mentioned.
Puri also said flights will start operating at the Darbhanga airport from early November, much before the Chhath festival.
He said a new civil enclave with a terminal building is also being built at the Darbhanga airport at a cost of Rs 90 crore by the AAI.
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