Odisha Transport Minister, Padmanabh Behera informed that air services from Puri are likely to commence by 2022-23 as work to establish an International Airport has begun.

Behera said, “The process for the establishment of a new airport at Puri has already started including the process for identification of land and other steps. There are many things to work out for. If everything goes on time as we have planned, it is very likely to see air service from Puri by 2022-23.”