Noida, November 25
Taking forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to create a future-ready aviation sector, the Noida International Airport also called the Jewar Airport will be coming up soon with operations expected to begin by 2024. The construction work for the much-awaited airport has already begun.
The foundation stone of this airport, dubbed to be the biggest in Asia and the first net zero-emission airport in the country will be laid by the Prime Minister today in the presence of Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Located strategically, about 72 km from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport and 40 km from the multi-nodal logistics hub at Dadri, the Jewar Airport is expected to boost Uttar Pradesh’s economy. Noida is expected to gain big from the airport’s cargo services.
The official version states that the upcoming Noida International Airport is expected to yield investments worth Rs 10,000 crore for adjoining areas in the initial years.