Darbhanga Airport (DBR) or Darbhanga Airport

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Darbhanga is regarded as the cultural capital of the state of Bihar. It is the 6th largest city in Bihar and holds a lot of historical and cultural significance. Musical, folk art and literary traditions in Sanskrit and Maithili have been passed down generations in Darbhanga and constitute the place's strong cultural background. Darbhanga means the ‘Gateway to Bengal’ because it used to be on the route to Bengal from Bihar. Enjoy a peaceful time in Darbhanga amidst lush greenery in the fertile Gangetic plains. Plan a great trip to Darbhanga with the help of the Darbhanga destination guide

  • The runway at Darbhanga Airport is 10,000-feet long, making it the largest runway among other airports in Bihar and even Jharkhand. 
  • Darbhanga Airport is located approximately 8 km away from the main city. 
  • The airport is relatively new and was inaugurated in 2018. Commercial flights from Darbhanga Airport became operational in 2020. 

Darbhanga Airport details – IATA, Pin Code and Address

Darbhanga Airport runway is almost 10,000 feet long making it one of the largest runway among other airports in Bihar. The Airport is located approximately 8 km away from the main city.

  • Address/ Location: Aerodrome Darbhanga, Ranipur, Darbhanga, Bihar
  • IATA code: DBR
  • Airport pin code: 847242
  • Distance from the city centre: 8 KM
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Darbhanga Airport Terminal Information

  • Darbhanga Airport is a civil enclave airport, which means that it is part of an Indian Air Force Base and allocated for civil aviation purposes. 
  • The airport was originally built by Maharaja Kameshwar Singh Bahadur of Darbhanga in 1950 and used as a private airport. 
  • The Airports Authority of India currently oversees the airport.
  • The airport has a single terminal building and an air traffic control room. 
  • The terminal can handle up to 200 passengers at a time.
  • The airport is operational since 2018 but it is still under the process of expansion. 

Darbhanga Airport Facilities

Advanced Baggage Services
ATM Machines.
Medical Facilities
Lost and Found Counter
Taxi Booking Counter

Things to do at Darbhanga Airport

While waiting for your flight at Darbhanga Airport, you can engage yourself in various ways to spend your time. Check out places to visit in Darbhanga on the Darbhanga destination guide.

  • Explore the souvenir shops at the airport to take home Madhubani and Mithila handicrafts and paintings. 
  • Darbhanga Airport has a few eateries where one can find great food. Choose from a variety of eateries offering different kinds of cuisines to passengers. 

Hotels near Darbhanga Airport

With low-cost flight tickets from IndiGo, you can save money to enjoy your trip to Darbhanga. Darbhanga has many accommodations to choose from, for a comfortable stay. Here are a few hotel options to choose from:

  • Hotel Ganga Residency: Situated inside the Rambagh Fort, the hotel is situated at a prime location. The view of the fort from the hotel is amazing, and it is coupled with good services from the hotel staff. Hotel Ganga Residency is a very popular accommodation among visitors in Darbhanga. 
  • Hotel P and P International: Located in a central part of Darbhanga city, Hotel P and P international is one of the city's most premier hotels. The penthouses available in the hotel make for a very luxurious stay along with great amenities and services provided by the hotel. The 24-hour kitchen service is there to provide food for guests at their beck and call. 
  • Hotel Naveen Residency: Located close to the airport and to major tourist spots in and around the city, Hotel Naveen Residency is a great choice to stay in Darbhanga. The place maintains high standards of sanitization and is also easily accessible by visitors. Among amenities provided by the hotel, one is having a doctor-on-call to tend to a guest's medical emergency at the hotel. 
  • Hotel Zaika: Hotel Zaika is situated approximately 7 km away from Darbhanga Airport. It is very close to the Laheriasarai Railway Station and tourist spots around the city. The hotel has great facilities and very friendly staff. Hotel Zaika is a popular choice among tourists in Darbhanga. The hotel offers amenities like free Wi-Fi, a laundry service, doctor-on-call and room service.

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