In a significant development, the flight service from odisha capital bhubaneswar to steel city rourkela will begin from September this year.
On this regard the Airport Authority of India signed MoU with the state Government. Connectivity between Rourkela and Bhubaneswar will start under UDAN program of central government.
The maximun airfare will be 2,500. The airstrip modernization project is underway in Rourkela and it will be completed in next two-three months.
The demand is growing for the flight service operation between Rourkela-Bhubaneswar and Rourkela-Kolkata. If the private aviation companies will get subsidy, the flight can be operated from Bhubaneswar to Kolkata via Rourkela, sources in Bhubaneswar Airport Said.
Recently, a 6 member central team had visited Rourkela airstrip and gave nod for the flight operation to Rourkela From Bhubaneswar.
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