Explore Something about the Airports in Odisha

One can reach at Odisha by air medium. In Odisha 17 airstrips there are. Many Airports are there in Odisa, some of them are domestic, some are private and some are international and defence airport. Some of them are Biju Patnaik International Airport (Bhubaneswar), Berhampur Airport (Berhampur), Jharsuguda Airport (Jharsuguda), Savitri Jindal Airport (Angul), Jeypore Airport (Jeypore) etc.

Biju Patnaik International Airport is situated at the capital city Bhubaneswar. It is the only international airport in Odisha. It is named after the former Chief Minister of Odisha, Biju Patnaik. This airport was ranked as the 17th busiest airport in India by the Airports Authority of India as of 2013. There are two terminals in this airport. Terminal-1 is used for domestic flights whereas terminal-2 is used for international flights.

Jharsuguda Airport is located at Jharsuguda. This airport was used during World War 2 by the Allied Forces to counter the Japanese advances. It is a domestic airport.

Rourkela Airport is located at the steel city of Rourkela. It is a private airport mostly used by dignitaries visiting Rourkela, especially officials of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).

Savitri Jindal Airport is a located at Angul. This airport is a private airport owned by Jindal Steel and Power.

Jeypore Airport is located at the town of Jeypore in Odisha, India. This airport is a domestic airport constructed in 1962 along with the establishment of a Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.

Charbatia Air Base is located at Cuttack. It is a defense airport and the surveillance post of the intelligence agency’s aviation unit, the Aviation Research Centre (ARC).

Jajpur Airstrip is a private airstrip. It is located at Sukinda in the Jajpur district of Odisha. Savitri Jindal Airport in Angul is the nearest airport to this airstrip.

Phulbani Airstrip is located at Phulbani in the Kandhamal district of Odisha. It is a private airstrip owned by the Odisha Govt.

Lanjigarh Airstrip is located at Lanjigarh in the Kalahandi district of Odisha. It is a private airport/airstrip owned by Vedanta Resources.

Nawapara Airport also known as Nuapada Air Strip is located at Nandapur in the Nuapada district of Odisha. It is a private airstrip. Swami Vivekananda International Airport in Raipur is the nearest airport to this.

Barbil Tonto Aerodrome is located at Barbil in the Kendujhar district of Odisha . It is a private airstrip owned by Jindal Steel and Power.