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Noida International Airport launch: Infrastructure part of national policy, not politics for BJP, says PM Modi

The Noida International Airport, the second international aerodrome in Delhi-National Capital Region, is expected to be operational by September 2024.

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New Delhi Updated on: November 25, 2021 15:34 IST

Highlights

  • Development of 1st phase of airport is being done at a cost of over Rs 10,050 crore
  • Jewar airport is spread over more than 1300 hectares of land
  • This airport will be 2nd international airport to come up in Delhi NCR

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone for the Noida International Airport at Jewar in Uttar Pradesh. It will be one of the largest aerodromes in Asia. The airport, the second international aerodrome in Delhi-National Capital Region, is expected to be operational by September 2024 with an initial capacity to handle 1.2 crore passengers per annum. The airport, spread over 1,330 acres of land, will be developed by Zurich Airport International AG. On Wednesday, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said the Noida International Airport will become one of the largest airports in Asia. It will be the fourth largest international airport in the world and the project would create more than one lakh job opportunities, according to the Uttar Pradesh government. The first phase of the aerodrome is being done at a cost of more than Rs 10,050 crore, and the ground work regarding land acquisition and rehabilitation of the affected families has been completed, an official release said on Tuesday. The airport at Jewar will help decongest the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in the national capital. It is strategically located and will serve the people of cities including Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Agra, Faridabad and neighbouring areas, the release said. The airport will also be the country's "first net zero emissions airport".

 

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