Jewar International Airport Noida: All You Need To Know | India Business News – Times of India


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi On Thursday, the foundation stone of the much-awaited Noida International Airport (NIA) in the presence of Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and UP Chief Minister at Jewar Yogi Adityanath,
Here’s everything you need to know about the airport:
*Second airport in Delhi-NCR: Jewar airport will be the second international airport to be built in Delhi-NCR and will help in decongesting the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in the national capital.
*fourth largest in the worldAccording to the UP government, after the completion of Jewar Airport, it will be the fourth largest airport in the world.
* Net-zero emissions: The airport will be the country’s ‘first net zero emission airport’.
* Five international airports: After the completion of Jewar, UP will be the only state in India to have 5 international airports. UP will have 5 international airports – Jewar, Lucknow, Varanasi, Kushinagar and Ayodhya – set to be commissioned next year.
* Four Steps: Noida International Airport will be completed in four phases and the first phase is to be completed in 36 months.
* Rs 10,050 crore: The first phase of the airport is being developed at a cost of over Rs 10,050 crore.
*29,560 crores. The total cost of the airport project has been estimated at Rs 29,560 crore. This amount does not include the money spent by the Uttar Pradesh government for R&R and land acquisition. Uttar Pradesh government is spending Rs 4,326 crore on land acquisition and resettlement and resettlement
* 1.2 Cr Capacity: In the first phase, the airport will have a handling capacity of 12 million passengers per year.
*7 crores: Once completed, the airport will be able to handle 7 crore passengers annually.
*21 Minutes: It will be linked with the planned Delhi-Varanasi high-speed rail, allowing people to travel between Delhi and the airport in just 21 minutes.
* Manufactured and operated by: It will be built and operated by Switzerland-based Zurich Airport International AG.
*12 lakh passengers after the first phase: In the first phase, which is scheduled to be completed by 2024, the airport will have a capacity to handle 12 million passengers per year.