Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for Noida International Airport (NIA) in Jewar, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday at 1 p.m. The development of the first phase of the airport is starting at a cost of over 10,050 million rupees. The airport covers more than 1300 hectares of land. The completed Phase 1 of the airport will handle approximately 1.2 million passengers per year and its operation is expected to be completed by 2024.
The Prime minister tweeted that the project would improve trade, connectivity and tourism. “Tomorrow, November 25, is an important day for India and Uttar Pradesh for the construction of infrastructure. At 1:00 p.m., the base of Noida International Airport will be laid. This project will significantly improve business, connectivity and tourism.” PM tweeted on Wednesday.
According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Uttar Pradesh is the only Indian state to have five international airports.
The development of the airport is in line with the president’s vision to improve connectivity and shape future aircraft plans. “The particular target of this great vision is in the province of Uttar Pradesh, which sees the construction of several new international airports, of which the new Kushinagar airport and the Ayodhya international airport are under construction”, a- he declared.
This airport will be the second international access airport to the Delhi NCR. This will reduce the crowds at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI). He also said that the airport in India is the first strategy to integrate various types of transportation with a focus on reducing overall shipping costs and time.
“The special cargo plane will have a capacity of 20,000,000 tonnes and will increase to 80,000,000 tonnes. By facilitating the movement of goods, the airport will play a key role in attracting significant investment to the region, fostering rapid business growth and helping local products to national and international markets. This will open new avenues for more businesses and create better operations, ”he added.
Civil Aviation Minister Rajiv Bansal said Noida International Airport will be used in four phases and the operation of the first phase is expected to be completed within 36 months.
“In the first phase, we plan to have 12 million passengers per year, and by the end of 2040-2050, once completed, Jewar airport will be able to accommodate 70 million passengers in one year,” he said. said Bansal.
It was also reported that the government of Uttar Pradesh had spent 432.6 billion rupees on the acquisition, renovation and relocation of land. Bansal said the director himself oversaw the project.
As part of the PMO, the airport will create an intermodal hub, metro and high-speed train station, as well as a ground station with the taxi, bus service and private parking.
This provides connections between the airport and road, train and metro. Noida and Delhi are connected to the airport by a metro service without any problem. All major regional expressways and highways are connected to the airport, including the Yamuna Expressway, Western Peripheral Expressway, Eastern Peripheral Expressway, and Delhi-Mumbai Expressway. The airport is also connected to the Delhi-Varanasi high-speed rail line, which can be reached between Delhi and the airport in just 21 minutes.
The airport will also provide medical, rehabilitation and renovation (MRO) services. The design of the airport focuses on low operating costs and rap
idly changing procedures for passengers.
The airport introduced the concept of autonomous aircraft sway, giving aircraft the flexibility to operate their aircraft for domestic and international competition at the same level of contact without changing the position of the aircraft. This allows the aircraft to operate quickly and efficiently at the airport while keeping the process of moving passengers smooth and smooth. It will be India’s first zero-emission airport. Special lands were selected and trees were used to create a forest park. NIA will retain all cash and ensure quality throughout the development of the airport.