New Delhi: Prime Minister Modi is all set to Inaugurate Jewar International Airport in Noida. The Airport is considered to be a Major Boost to Aviation Sector in India.
According to The PMO, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Noida International Airport (NIA) in Jewar on 25th November. After which, Uttar Pradesh will soon become the only state in India to have five international airports.
The state has been a focus center for BJP and PM Modi. The development of multiple new international airports including the recently inaugurated Kushinagar airport and the under-construction international airport at Ayodhya are prime examples.
As per official data, The development of the first phase of the airport is being done at an estimated cost of Rs 10,050 crore. It will be spread around 1,300 hectares of land and will serve around 1.2 crore passengers a year and work on it is scheduled to be completed by 2024. The project is supposed to cut pressure on the IGI Airport in New Delhi.
The airport will develop a Ground Transportation Centre that will feature a multi-modal transit hub, housing metro and high-speed rail stations, taxi, bus services, and private parking, also a special Airport Express Line will be developed between IGI and Jewar Airport to cut travel time.