Puri Airport – Status, Master Plan & Design

Shri Jagannath International Airport is a proposed greenfield airport at Girala village near Puri, Odisha by Airports Authority of India (AAI).

The new airport has became necessary as the nearby Bhubaneswar Airport has reached its design capacity, and due to the large influx of tourists and pilgrims to Puri, known for Jagannath Temple and its beaches.

  • Area: 1500 acres
  • Estimated Cost: TBD
  • Deadline: TBD
  • Owner & Operator: Airports Authority of India (AAI)
  • Architect: TBD
  • Civil Construction Contractor: TBD

Current Status & Tenders

In June 2021, a team of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) conducted a pre-feasibility study of the proposed project site. The report of the visit was sent to the Government of Odisha on 5 August 2021.

As of December 2021, Odisha’s government has not sent an official proposal to the Government of India to establish the airport.

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