Will there be airport in Puri?

Heritage City Puri is going to be connected through air service soon. The ambitious project Shree Jagannath International Airport is likely to be operational by 2024. All the process is going on in full swing.

Which airport is near to Puri?

Bhubaneswar Airport
Though Puri doesn’t have an airport, but the Bhubaneswar Airport, which is 53 kms away from Puri helps in connecting the city to other cities of the country. Flights to all major destinations ply to and from the airport and a cab or local bus can be used for visiting Puri from the airport.

Which airport is near to Odisha?


City Served Airport Name Category
Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik International Airport International
Brahmapur Brahmapur Airport Domestic
Cuttack Charbatia Air Base Military
Dhenkanal Birasal Airstrip Domestic

What is the name of Odisha airport?

Biju Patnaik Airport
Biju Patnaik Airport (IATA: BBI, ICAO: VEBS), also known as the Bhubaneswar Airport, is the primary airport serving Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha. It is situated around 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south-west from Bhubaneswar railway station and 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) away from the city center.

How many airport are there in Odisha?

* There are 26 airports in Odisha of which two airports belong to AAI, 21 airports belong to the State Government and one airport each belongs to IAF, ARC and SAIL. * Jharsuguda airport will bring western Odisha on the aviation map of India.

How can I go to Puri from Kolkata?

The cheapest way to reach from Kolkata to Puri is train to Bhubaneswar, then bus to Puri and takes 19h 1m. The fastest way to reach from Kolkata to Puri is flight to Biju Patnaik International Airport, then cab to Puri and takes 2h 58m. The recommended way to reach from Kolkata to Puri is bus to Puri and takes 9h 0m.

Does Odisha have an international airport?

Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar The only international airport of the state and one of the best airports in Odisha, it is named after famed aviator and freedom fighter Biju Patnaik.

What is the location of Puri airport?

The State government has located 1,500 acre of land in the western outskirts of Puri town at Birala mouza for the airport. Behera said a team from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) recently visited the land identified for the airport. It is expected that the Civil Aviation Ministry will give its approval to the location, he added.

When will Puri International Airport open in Odisha?

Odisha Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera (Photo | Twitter By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR : The proposed international airport at Puri could be ready for operations by 2022-23, Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera said here on Sunday.

What is the nearest airport to Puri Biju Patnaik?

Nearest airports to Puri Biju Patnaik International Airport (30.9 miles / 49.7 kilometers) Visakhapatnam Airport (222.8 miles / 358.6 kilometers) Birsa Munda Airport (245.4 miles / 394.9 kilometers) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (260.0 miles / 418.4 kilometers)

Will Puri get a place on World Tourism Map?

Tourists can reach Puri easily now. The city will acquire a place on the map of world tourism.” Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 1, 2022, regarding the setting up of a world-class Shree Jagannath airport in Puri.