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Explained: Why Jewar airport in Uttar Pradesh needs to chart its own path

And learn what not to do from the so far jinxed Navi Mumbai International Airport

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Anjuli Bhargava New Delhi
The airport at Jewar in Uttar Pradesh, being built at a cost of roughly Rs 6,000 crore (phase 1) with a capacity to handle 10-12 million passengers a year, is coming up near Delhi. It is expected to be up and running as early as 2023-24, or within three years of laying the foundation stone.

There are some who are still questioning the viability of these two facilities that are less than a 150 km apart, but these are more in the nature of a quibble. This boat has sailed. But even as Jewar is on the fast track, there

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First Published: Jun 28 2019 | 11:47 PM IST

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