New Delhi: After inaugurating the 340.82 km Purvanchal highway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will carry out the inauguration (Bhoomi Pujan) ceremony at the highly anticipated Noida International Airport (NIA) on November 25, Thursday. The event at the entirely new project site at Jewar in Gautam Buddh Nagar District will also witness the presence of the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath. After the foundation laying ceremony, a large public gathering will also take place in the wake of the upcoming 2022 UP Assembly elections.Also Read – BREAK: Ahead of winter session PM Modi to chair all party meeting on November 28, sources say
Because of its size and capacity, the airport will be a game-changer for Uttar Pradesh. This will unleash Uttar Pradesh’s potential in the world and help establish the state on the global logistics map. “For the first time, an airport in India has been conceptualized with an integrated multimodal freight platform, with a focus on reducing the total cost and time required for logistics,” a statement from the PMO (Office of the Prime Minister). Also Read – Repeal of agricultural laws: SKM to organize farmers’ Mahapanchayat in Lucknow on Monday
Noida International Airport: Everything You Need to Know
Built near the town of Jewar in Gautam Buddh Nagar in the National Capital Region (NCR), the NIA is located approximately 72 kilometers from the existing IGI Airport in New Delhi, 40 km from Noida and approximately 40 km multimodal logistics hub in Dadri. Also Read – PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana: Here’s How Farmers Can Check Beneficiary Name, Status and Payment Details
Phase 1 of the airport will have a capacity of 12 million passengers per year and is expected to be completed in 36 months. In each phase, the airport will expand to serve 70 million passengers by the end of phase 4, subject to growth in passenger numbers and traffic. In addition, an airport hotel, VVIP terminal, free access fuel farm, airport fire and rescue building and large rain harvest pond are also planned for the complex, News 18 reported.
The airport will have excellent multimodal connectivity as it is close to the Yamuna Expressway (Greater Noida to Agra), Eastern Peripheral Expressway and it will be connected to the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway at Ballabhgarh, Khurja-Jewar NH 91. It will also be have a link with the dedicated freight corridor, the extension of the metro from Noida to NIA and a link with the proposed high speed train (Delhi-Varanasi) at the airport terminal.
Inspired by the lush green landscapes of UP, the ancient local architecture and the rich colors of Indian culture, the airport is a key infrastructure project of the government of Yogi Adityanath in the state, where the next parliamentary elections are expected. early 2022.
Key details about Noida International Airport
- Total cost of the project – Rs 30,000 Crore
- Total area – About 5100 Hectares; Length – 6.5 km, width – 4.75 km
- The airport is strategically located and will serve residents of cities such as Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Agra, Faridabad and surrounding areas.
- As the government claims, the airport will play a crucial role in helping the region attract huge investment, spur rapid industrial growth, and allow local products to access national and international markets.
- It will bring new opportunities to many companies and also create huge employment opportunities,
- Distance: Yamuna Expressway – 700 meters from the project site.
- Gurgaon – 80km
- Ghaziabad – 75km
- IGI Airport –72 km
- Faridabad – 53km
- Aligarh – 65 km
- G. Noida – 40 km
- Noida –60 km
UP The only state in India with 5 international airports
With this, Uttar Pradesh will become the only state in India with the highest number of international airports. Currently, UP has eight operational airports, while 13 airports and seven airstrips are under development. The operational airports handling commercial flights in Uttar Pradesh are Lucknow, Varanasi, Kushinagar, Gorakhpur, Agra, Kanpur, Prayagraj and Hindon (Ghaziabad).
“With the groundbreaking ceremony for Noida International Airport scheduled for November 25, the state is now on the verge of having five international airports – the highest of any Indian state,” he said. the BJP-led state government said in a statement. .
Until 2012 there were only 2 international airports – Lucknow and Varanasi. This year, on October 20, PM Modi inaugurated the third Kushinagar International Airport. As work on Ayodhya Airport is in full swing and air services are expected to start early next year, the fifth international airport is due to open in Jewar near Noida in the National Capital Region ( RCN).