Civil Aviation Secretary Rajiv Bansal pegged the airport phase-I project cost at Rs 8,916 crore
The upcoming Noida International Airport is being developed on the themes of seamless connectivity and sustainable operations, and promises fast passenger transfers, lower operating costs and use of renewable energy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the airport on Thursday afternoon. The airport’s phase I will have a single runway and will be able to handle 12 million passengers a year when it becomes operational in 2024.
The greenfield airport, spread over 1334 hectares, is being developed as a public private partnership between the Uttar Pradesh government and Zurich Airport, which outbid Adani Enterprises and the GMR group to win the project.
First Published: Nov 25 2021 | 11:14 AM IST