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Bhubaneswar: The long wait is over for the flight passengers in Odisha as the new domestic terminal at Biju Patnaik Airport in Bhubaneswar will be inaugurated on March 5 with more facilities and services. It will be double profit for the city people when Bhubaneswar airport will get international status in the coming days.

All the facilities and services will be available at the new terminal, which has been constructed on 2 lakh sqft near the old and existing terminal at the airport. The flight operations will begin at the new terminal a week after the inauguration and all the equipments get transferred from the old terminal.

The terminal was likely to be inaugurated by the President of India or Prime Minister. However, a high level meeting decided that Union civil aviation minister Ajit Singh will open the new terminal on March 5.

The major works at the new building are over and it is ready for passengers with new look, more space and facilities which were not available at old building. The authority said that 9 flights can take off and land simultaneously on the airport indicating the airport will get international status soon.

The new building has sufficient space for around 800 passengers; it has 18 check counters, 4 lift facilities, 2 escalators, 2 aero bridges, resting place for 600 passengers, 3 lounges for passengers and 2 lounges for VIPs. The terminal is equipped with the advanced systems. Like other airports in metros, it also has central AC, high ceiling roof of 5,000 sqft through which the sunlight can enter the terminal.

The terminal will boast of 100 kg watt solar power station and tanks for preservation of rainwater. The road to the airport will be different experience for the passengers as low-height plants (hedges) and long trees are being planted. The pavements will be of terracotta bricks. The entrance portion to the terminal will feature the art and culture of Odisha, its occasions and the pictures of national parks.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is trying his best to make it international airport from which flights will be flown to Dubai and Singapore. The domestic airport is expected to get international airlines lincence by April or before Rath Yatra. Already the airlines like fly Dubai, Silk Air, Thai Airways and IndiGo Airlines have given green signal to operate international flights after it gets international status.

After the Biju Patnaik domestic Airpot turns into international airport, the passengers to foreign countries will get more benefits as they will not have to book tickets via Delhi/Mumbai/Hyderabad.

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Bhubaneswar boasts of new Airport Terminal https://enewsinsight.com/bhubaneswar-boasts-of-new-airport-terminal/ https://enewsinsight.com/bhubaneswar-boasts-of-new-airport-terminal/#respond Fri, 09 Nov 2012 06:26:00 +0000 http://www.enewsinsight.com/?p=3749 TNI Bureau: The much-awaited new terminal of at Bhubaneswar airport was finally opened on Thursday morning. People of Odisha can now boast of having a well-designed airport with all the latest facilities in the state capital, which gets more revenue from tourism. The dream project of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was finally completed and now […]

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TNI Bureau: The much-awaited new terminal of at Bhubaneswar airport was finally opened on Thursday morning. People of Odisha can now boast of having a well-designed airport with all the latest facilities in the state capital, which gets more revenue from tourism. The dream project of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was finally completed and now he is eyeing to make it an international airport.

The new terminal at Biju Patnaik Airport looks more spacious unlike the old one, which was congested and had space for only two-three flights. The trial run was conducted successfully and the air passengers seem to have been satisfied with the facilities and security provided by the Biju Patnaik Airport authorities.

The Air India flight, which operated between Bhubaneswar-Port Blair carried 18 passengers and landed safely at the destination. “I enjoyed a lot travelling on the flight and appreciate the government for providing us a well-designed terminal at the airport in Bhubaneswar”, said one of the passengers.

“With the success of the arrival trial we are planning a departure trial by end of this month”, said airport director Sharad Kumar.

Even though, no media was allowed to enter the terminal during inauguration, it was reported that the passengers were delighted to fly in the new terminal and they were treated like celebrities. The up-to-date terminal is a milestone for Odisha and big achievement for the ruling government.

With inauguration of the terminal, now the state capital will be compared with the big cities of India. The terminal will attract more tourists in the coming days.

The authorities are planning the inauguration of the new terminal by the end of December or in the first week of January, 2013. Later, all the domestic operations will be shifted to the new terminal. The old terminal will be reconstructed for international airport.

The new terminal has been constructed across an area of 2,00,000 sq ft in its last phase. Around Rs 145 crore has been spent for the new terminal, which has the capacity of nine aircrafts and 800 passengers would travel daily.

The construction is still underway and will be ready for operations soon. The terminal will have 18 check-in counters, four lifts, two escalators, two aero-bridges and security hold with seating capacity of 600, once completed the project. There will be three CIP (commercially important person) lounges and two VIP lounges. The terminal will have centralised AC, building management system, digital PA and car calling system, fire fighting and sprinkler system. Also the airport will provide three arrival conveyor belts of 250 feet length each for fast clearance of baggage, Parking area for 400 cars/taxis and 10 coaches, the authorities said.

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