In Pics: Noida International Airport at Jewar: India’s 1st with net zero emissions, logistics gateway to northern India and more

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Nov 25, 2021, 05:26 PM IST

Noida International Airport Jewar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone of Noida International Airport at Jewar in Gautam Buddha Nagar. The Noida International Airport will be the second international airport to come up in Delhi NCR.

Let us go through the foundation stone laying ceremony and the details about the new airport that everyone must know.

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Noida International Airport foundation stone laid

Noida International Airport foundation stone laid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Noida international airport. He was accompanied with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia. Source: PMO India YouTube screeangrab

 

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Employment generation with the airport construction

Employment generation with the airport construction

While addressing the public at the foundation stone laying ceremony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Thousands of employment opportunities are created during airport construction. The airport also requires thousands of people to run smoothly. This airport will also give new employment to thousands of people of western UP." Source: ANI UP Twitter

 

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The logistics gateway to northern India

The logistics gateway to northern India

The Prime Minister further added, "Noida International Airport will become the logistics gateway of northern India. This will make the entire region a powerful reflection of the National Gatishakti Masterplan." Source: ANI UP Twitter

 

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Uttar Pradesh to become the only state with five international airports

Uttar Pradesh to become the only state with five international airports

The Noida International Airport or the Jewar Airport will be the second international airport to come up in Delhi NCR. It will help decongest the IGI Airport. It is strategically located and will serve the people of cities including Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Agra, Faridabad and neighbouring areas. As per the PMO, Uttar Pradesh will become the only state in India to have five international airports. Source: PIB Screengrab

 

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Cost and completion

Cost and completion

The development of the first phase of the airport is being done with a cost of over Rs 10,050 crore. Spread over more than 1300 hectares of land, the completed first phase of the airport will have a capacity to serve around 1.2 crore passengers a year and work on it is scheduled to be completed by 2024. It will be executed by the international bidder Zurich Airport International AG as concessionaire. The groundwork for the first phase regarding land acquisition and rehabilitation of the affected families has been completed. Source: PIB

 

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India’s first net zero emissions airport

India’s first net zero emissions airport

The Noida International Airport will be India's first net zero emissions airport. It has earmarked dedicated land to be developed as forest park using trees from the project site. NIA will preserve all native species and be nature positive throughout the development of the airport. Source: ANI UP Twitter

 

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MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhauling) service

MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhauling) service

The new airport will also house a state-of-art MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhauling) Service. The design of the airport is focused on low operating costs and seamless and fast transfer processes for passengers. The airport is introducing a swing aircraft stand concept, providing flexibility for airlines to operate an aircraft for both domestic and international flights from the same contact stand, without having to re-position the aircraft. Source: PIB Screengrab

 

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Ground Transportation Centre

Ground Transportation Centre

The airport will develop a Ground Transportation Centre that will feature a multimodal transit hub, housing metro and high-speed rail stations, taxi, bus services and private parking. This will enable seamless connectivity of the airport with road, rail, and metro. Noida and Delhi will be connected to the airport through hassle free metro service. All major nearby roads and highways like the Yamuna Expressway, Western Peripheral Expressway, Eastern Peripheral Expressway, Delhi-Mumbai Expressway and others will be connected to the airport. Source: PIB Screengrab