Jharsuguda: Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuguda will have direct flights to Kolkata and Bengaluru from November.
The daily flight between Jharsuguda and Kolkata will start from November 5 and the airport will have flights connecting Bengaluru from November 15.
Indigo Airlines will run these flights. The Jharsuguda bound flight will take from Kolkata at 5.50 pm and reach Jharsuguda at 7.25 pm. And, it will take off from Jharsuguda at 7.55 pm and land at Kolkata at 9.20 pm.
A flight from Bengaluru for Jharsuguda will leave Bengaluru at 10.15 am on November 15 and reach Jharsuguda at 12.20 pm. It will leave Jharsuguda at 12.50 pm to land at Bengaluru airport at 2.55 pm.
Jharsuguda airport was by PM Modi on September 22, 2018. The airport has been built under the Centre’s UDAN scheme at a cost of Rs 200 crore which includes the Odisha government’s share of Rs 75 crore.