Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar Airport also known as Biju Patnaik Airport is located in the city of Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India. It is currently the only major airport in Orissa. It is named after the former Chief Minister of Orissa Biju Patnaik, who was also a famed aviator and freedom fighter.

Located just 3 km from the Bhubaneswar city towards the southern part of the Town, the Biju Patnaik Airport in the capital city of Orissa is replete with all the needs of a modern day discerning traveler. Named after a great visionary patriot, Bijyandra Patnaik, popularly known as Biju Patnaik, the airport is well connected by road to the rest of city.

BHUBANESWAR AIRPORTIn keeping with the rapid pace of industrialization taking place in Orissa, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has recently announced a plan for the manufacture of a new integrated international airport complex at Bhubaneswar by 2010. AAI will spend over US $50 million.

The state government of Orissa has provided 70 acres (280,000 m2) for the development of the runway to 10,500 ft (3,200 m), to handle Boeing 747 aircraft. The runway extension is estimated to be commissioned in September 2006.

Indian Airlines Bhubaneswar

The new fatal building will follow a modular design, with glass glazing, aerobridges with glass walls, and an inline baggage x-ray. The expansion also includes building a parallel taxi track for the airport and enhancing cargo handling facilities that could handle up to 30 aircraft per hour. A commercial complex for multiplex, shopping complex, hotel and other commercial establishments under the public-private partnership (PPP) near the airport, to maintain 500 passengers at a time.

Airlines and destinations

Indian Airlines
Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai,Visakhapatnam(arrival only)
IndiGoAhmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai
JetLiteDelhi, Kolkata
Kingfisher AirlinesBangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Mumbai


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