Bihar is well connected by air with the major metro cities of India and some other major capitals of the world including Bangkok, Singapore and Colombo. Bihar has airports at Patna (Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport) and Gaya. Patna airport is well connected with Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, and Ranchi. It is categorized as a restricted international airport, with customs facilities to receive international chartered flights. Gaya airport is a small international airport connected to Colombo, Singapore, Bangkok and some other destinations.
Located five kilometers away from downtown Patna and is well connected
with major metropolitan cities of India. Indian Airlines is the major
airline company operating at this airport. Jet Airways, Air Deccan, and
MDLR also have started their flights from the place. Wheel chair
accessibility and assistance for physically challenged, aged and infirm
are available. Nearest accommodations are Maurya Hotel, Hotel Chanakya
and Hotel Samrat International.
Gaya Airport, better known as Bodhgaya Airport, offers flights to some
of the major cities of India. Indian Airlines is major airlines which
operate flights from here. Gaya is also connected with Bangkok, and
Colombo. Thai Airways International, Indian Airlines, Drukair, and Mihin
Lanka offer international flights from Gaya. The airport has 2,286
meters long runway of Asphalt. The airport has capacity of 25 flights
per day each for departure and arrival.