6 Facts about Bhubaneswar Airport

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  1. Bhubaneswar Airport is named after former CM of Odisha Shri Biju Patnaik, a freedom fighter and a famed aviator.
  2. It is the only international airport in Odisha.
  3. Bhubaneswar Airport was ranked the 15th busiest airport in India by the AAI for the year 2017.
  4. The airport is the 11th busiest among all the AAI airports registering a 39.4% growth in traffic in the year 2017.
  5. It serves as the gateway to Puri – a popular tourist and religious destination on the eastern coast of India.
  6. The new Terminal 1, a two storied building, covers an area of 18,240 sq metres and has a capacity of holding 4 million passengers a year.

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