Bhubaneswar: The Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Odisha capital will soon get a third terminal terminal to increase the capacity and boost flight operations.
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told the media said on Saturday while laying foundation stone for several development works to be undertaken at the airport.
The third terminal will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 935 crore and enhance international flight operations at the airport, the Minister said.
Pradhan said the new terminal would increase the capacity and boost flight operations to a great extent.
The terminal would be constructed on the west side of the airport, he said.
The Minister said that the gap between the old and new buildings at the airport is being bridged by putting in place a link terminal building which will increase the capacity of the airport substantially.
In addition, more aerobridges and other facilities are also being constructed at the airport for the convenience of the passengers, he said.