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NCR's 2nd airport, in Jewar, gets Centre nod; Phase-I to be ready in 5 yrs

Noida International Airport will cater to 30-50 mn passengers per year over the next 10-15 years

Agencies  |  New Delhi 

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The airport will help reduce congestion at the Delhi international airport

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday said approval for the first phase of in western has been granted.

According to the Civil Aviation Ministry, site clearance for the first phase of the airport at Jewar in Greater Noida is envisaged to be completed in five years.

The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority has notified 3,000 hectares of land for a world-class international airport, Raju added.

"will cater to 30-50 million passengers per year over the next 10-15 years," Raju tweeted.


The airport will help reduce congestion at the Delhi international airport.
 





"In Delhi, we are expecting 91 million passengers by 2020 and 109 million passengers by 2024," Raju told reporters.

First Published: Sat, June 24 2017. 14:26 IST
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