Bhubaneswar: If everything moves in the right direction, the Biju Patnaik Airport here will start international operations by June this year.
While several airlines have shown keen interest to commence international flights from Bhubaneswar, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) on Monday announced that work on development of the international terminal replete with customs and immigration and quarantine facilities is all set to go underway immediately.
The existing domestic terminal, which will be shifted to the newly constructed terminal building from Tuesday, will be restructured for the purpose. The work will be completed within two months.
The international terminal will be complemented by a new technical-cum-control tower and runway extension in subsequent phases, AAI chairman V P Agarwal said.
05/03/13 New Indian Express