Noida International Airport aims to create much-needed aviation infrastructure in NCR

By Rohit Vaid NEW DELHI: Once operational in 2024, Noida International Airport (NIA) will bring the much-needed aviation infrastructure in the National Capital Region (NCR), contended the builder of the upcoming facility. Touted to be Asia’s largest airport once all phases are completed, the NIA will be designed and operated by Switzerland-based Zurich International Airport […]

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Key pact inked to allow Swiss developer to begin work on Jewar airport project

NOIDA: The Noida International Airport Limited (NIAL) and Zurich Airport International AG on Wednesday signed a key agreement that would allow the Swiss developer to begin work at the site of the upcoming Jewar airport near Delhi, officials said. The ”concession agreement” for the Greenfield airport, estimated to cost Rs 29,560 crore, was inked between […]

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Ayodhya International Airport to be named after Bhagwan Shri Ram

NEW DELHI: The airport in Ayodhya will be named after Lord Ram and will now have an international status. The airport in Ayodhya will be named after Lord Ram and will now have an international status.According to official sources, the Yogi Adityanath government has set the December 2021 deadline for completion of the airport. Ayodhya […]

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Uttar Pradesh: 69 firms allotted land near Jewar airport during coronavirus pandemic, investments of over Rs 2,300 crore expected

NEW DELHI: Notwithstanding the COVID-19 outbreak, 69 firms were allotted industrial land near the upcoming Jewar airport between May and July, with officials expecting investments of over Rs 2,300 crore and creation of over 86,000 jobs in the region. These firms have been allotted 146.50 hectares of land during the three-month period when economic activities […]

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Jewar Airport land acquisition: 50 villagers booked for rioting, assault

NEW DELHI: Over 50 people were booked on Monday for rioting and assaulting policemen and a sub-divisional magistrate during a land acquisition drive in Greater Noida for the upcoming Jewar airport, police said. A team of the district administration had gone to Dayanatpur village to acquire land for the project when a clash broke out […]

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Over 6,000 trees to be cut for Jewar Airport

NEW DELHI: Over 6,000 trees will be cut down for the Jewar Airport in Gautam Buddha Nagar, according to an official of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority. “We had given an application for the environmental clearance for the construction of Jewar Airport. Forest department has given permission to cut 6,800 trees, we will give […]

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Swiss firm Zurich Airport beats Adani, DIAL bids to build Jewar airport

NEW DELHI: The Zurich Airport International AG was on Friday selected as the concessionaire for developing the Jewar airport, billed to be the biggest airport in India upon completion, officials said. The Switzerland-headquartered company made the highest per passenger bid for the airport, outbidding competitors like Delhi International Airport Limited, Adani Enterprises, and Anchorage Infrastructure […]

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Uttar Pradesh fulfilling Narendra Modi”s dream to make air travel affordable for poor: Yogi Adityanath

NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the state is fulfilling dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make air travel affordable for the poor and has started working on air connectivity. Adityanath was addressing a program at his 5 Kalidas Marg residence here in which farmers handed over certificates of […]

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First tranche of land acquired for airport in Uttar Pradesh’s Jewar

NEW DELHI: The first tranche of land for the upcoming international airport in Uttar Pradesh’s Jewar, near Delhi, was on Tuesday acquired and transferred to the project’s implementing agency, officials said. The Gautam Buddh Nagar administration acquired the 80 hectare farm land and handed it over to the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), they […]

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Bids open for developing Rs 15,000 crore Jewar airport, say officials

NEW DELHI: The Noida International Airport Limited (NIAL) on Thursday invited global players to float bids for development of an international greenfield airport in Uttar Pradesh’s Jewar, officials said. The airport, second in national capital region after Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport and billed to be the biggest in the country when fully operational, will […]

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