Located just 3 kms from the city centre towards the southern part of the city, the Biju Patnaik Airport in the capital city of Odisha (Orissa) is replete with all the needs of a modern day discerning traveller. 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.
Following formal processes of awareness, inventory, assessment, renovation, testing and implementation, the Y2K programme at the airport has been instrumental in bringing about considerable development at the airport.
The Bhubaneshwar airport, the only major airport in the state, is well connected to the cities of Calcutta, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad, and Raipur also through regular flights. Due to its instant connectivity and modern facilities, it is being planned to extend the airport into an International receptor of passenger plains and wide-bodied aircrafts.