Darbhanga, Bihar – In a surprising turn of events, Darbhanga Airport has emerged as the leading airport in the country in terms of earnings, leaving behind its counterparts in Patna and Gaya.
According to official data released this Monday, Darbhanga Airport recorded a remarkable profit of ₹2.10 crore during the fiscal year 2021-22. In contrast, Gaya Airport suffered a significant loss of ₹14.32 crore, while Patna Airport incurred a loss of ₹41 lakh during the same period.
The success of Darbhanga Airport can be attributed to its impressive performance over the past two and a half years. During this period, the airport efficiently handled a staggering 14,13,510 passengers on 9,610 flights, highlighting its growing popularity among travelers.
A closer analysis of the passenger statistics reveals the remarkable growth of Darbhanga Airport. In the financial year 2020-21, the airport handled 1,53,232 passengers. This figure surged to 6,19,586 passengers in the following fiscal year 2021-22. The upward trend continued into the current financial year 2022-23, with the airport handling 6,16,058 passengers.
The increasing number of passengers availing the services at Darbhanga Airport demonstrates the airport’s efficient infrastructure, improved connectivity, and enhanced facilities. Travelers are undoubtedly appreciating the convenience and comfort provided by the airport, leading to a rise in its popularity.
This outstanding accomplishment by Darbhanga Airport has not only positioned it as a key player in the aviation sector of Bihar but also boosted the economic growth and development of the region. The airport’s profitability is expected to generate employment opportunities, attract investments, and further enhance the overall infrastructure and connectivity in and around Darbhanga.
Local authorities and aviation officials have expressed their delight and lauded the efforts taken to transform Darbhanga Airport into a thriving aviation hub. They believe that the airport’s success will contribute significantly to the development of Bihar’s aviation sector and create a positive ripple effect on the state’s economy.
As Darbhanga Airport continues to set new benchmarks, it serves as an inspiration for other airports across the country to strive for excellence. With its impressive growth trajectory and remarkable profitability, Darbhanga Airport has firmly established itself as a leading player in the Indian aviation landscape.