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Air Transport in Bhubaneswar

The Biju Patnaik Airport or the Bhubaneswar Airport which is situated in the city of Bhubaneswar is the only major airport in the State of Odisha. It was names after the former C.M. of Odisha, Biju Patnaik who was also a freedom fighter and belonged to the aviation sector. This Airport is located at a distance of 3 KM from the main city center.

There are two terminals in the Biju Patnaik Airport. The new terminal 1 was inaugurated recently in March 2013 to handle heavy traffic which can handle 30 million passengers per year. It was built with an estimate of 145 crore which is two storied, consists of 16 check-in counters, four elevators/escalators and covers a total area of 196, 300 sq ft. It is proposed to have amenities like spa, gift corners, book shops, food joints, handloom and handicraft stalls.

The Terminal 2 is the older of the two. It has been proposed that it would be upgraded soon to handle international flight operations. While the new terminal (1) will only be used for domestic operations, the Terminal 2 will deal in International operations, specially connecting to the countries of South-East Asia and the Middle East.

Currently the flights operate to and from these Indian cities- Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, Port Blair, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Lucknow and Patna.

Following are the important contact numbers related to Air transport in Bhubaneswar:

Booking: 0674- 2530533/544
Kingfisher: 0674- 2596046/ 2380876
Jetlite: 0674-2596176
Indian Airlines: 18001801407, 2596178/241
Indigo: 18001803838, 2595016/ 6543547

Bhubaneswar Airport Helpline Numbers

Airport Director,
Airports Authority of India
Biju Patnaik Airport
Bhubaneswar-751020 (Odisha)
Telephone    91-674-2596300, 2596322
Fax    91-674-2596302, 2596317
Flight details Enquiry    09437017774 or
SMS FLTno to 09437017774

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