Sushant Ranjan
Patna, February 16, 2021: Loknayak Jai Prakash Narayan International Patna Airport (LNJP) will soon connect with Surat. SpiceJet to start a new direct flight from Patna to Surat from February 22.

SpiceJet flight SG 431/432 will operate two days a week on Monday and Friday. The flight will depart from Patna at 12.30 pm and will land in Surat at 2:50 pm. Similarly, flight from Surat will depart at 3:30 pm and will arrive at Patna Airport at 5:50 pm. The journey from Patna to Surat will take 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Earlier, fliers had to take a connecting flight to go to Surat either from Kolkata or Delhi, which took about 7 to 8 hours.

As per the officials, a large number of people from Patna and other districts of Bihar stay in Surat. With the launch of this service, there will be a relief for the passengers travelling from Patna to Surat.