Biju Patnaik International Airport (IATA: BBI, ICAO: VEBS), also known as the Bhubaneswar Airport, is situated in the Indian city of Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It is the sole international airport in the state. It is named after the former chief minister of Odisha, Biju Patnaik, who was also a famed aviator and freedom fighter. As of 2013, Bhubaneswar Airport was ranked the 14th busiest airport in India by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) registering a 22.8% growth in traffic over the previous year. On 5 March 2013, a new terminal (T1) was inaugurated by Minister of Civil Aviation, Ajit Singh. This terminal caters to all domestic flights while the older terminal (T2) has been refurbished to support impending international operations. The Government of India accorded international status to the airport on 30 October, 2013.
Terminal T1 Entrance
Terminal T1 Waiting Area
Terminal T1 Airside
Masks in the arrival area of Biju Patnaik International Airport
Inaugurated in March 2013, Terminal 1 has a capacity of four million passengers per year and was built at a cost of Rs 145 crore. The new terminal has been developed by the AAI as part of the upgrade of thirty-five non-metro airports across the country. Terminal T1, a two-storied building with a total area of 18,240 square metres (196,300 sq ft), consists of two (a third is also proposed to be installed) aerobridges, four elevators, several escalators, sixteen check-in counters, three arrival luggage conveyors, a spa, and multiple seating areas. Apart from the Departure and Arrival Lounges, T1 terminal also has several other lounges, including VIP Lounges, Pal Heights Spa Lounge, the Dakota Lounge and the Mayfair Lounge. The terminal is environmentally friendly, built according to green building standards, with sewage treatment plants and provision for rain water harvesting. The internal walls of the terminal are decorated with tribal motifs, designs, masks, and sculptures derived from Odisha's culture. The new terminal also has food kiosks, gift shops, bookstores, art galleries, and handloom/handicraft kiosks. The terminal was built by Lanco Infratech (Octamec).
Cargo Operations from Biju Patnaik International Airport airport resumed again on 27th January 2017. This has opened up an avenue allowing state exporters to export goods faster to the Middle East, Far East and European destinations. Previously there were cargo operations from the airport between 1995 to 2003. 
Biju Patnaik Airport is situated around 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) south of the Bhubaneswar city center. It is still not connected properly to the main city by public transport. The Bhubaneswar Railway Station is 2 – 3 km from the airport. Various cab services also provide service from the airport to different parts of the city.
On 26 September 2014, Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, was awarded the CSR Kalinga Safety Award at Odisha State Safety Conclave 2014.
The Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar was ranked 33rd Best Airport Worldwide and 6th Best Airport in India in a survey conducted by ASI's Airport Service Quality (ASQ), that studied 254 airports worldwide. On a scale of 1 to 5, Biju Patnaik International Airport scored 4.5.
On 22 December 2007, an Indian Air Force plane from the Surya Kiran team crash-landed on the runway of Biju Patnaik International Airport. One passenger caught fire while three others were safely evacuated.