1. Situated in the capital city Ranchi, Jharkhand, Birsa Munda Airport is the major operational airport in the state. It serves as a gateway to the state full of mineral resources in its girth and industries with immense business potential.
2.The history of Birsa Munda Airport dates back to the year 1941, when it was established to be used by the Royal Air force.
3.In 1949, 546.25 acres of land was transferred to DGCA and from 1949 the airport was known as Civil Aerodrome, Ranchi.
4.On May 27, 2000, the airport was renamed as Birsa Munda Airport after the great freedom fighter Birsa Munda.
5.The airport’s New Integrated Terminal Building was inaugurated on March 26, 2013, and soon the operations started.
6.Currently, Air India, Go Air, IndiGo, AirAsia and Vistara operate from this airport to various destinations like Delhi, Kolkata, Patna, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Raipur, Bhubaneswar and Hyderabad.