Central Govt Approves Proposal to set up Airport in Jewar in Greater Noida

Central Govt Approves Proposal to set up Airport in Jewar in Greater Noida

The proposal for a greenfield airport in Jewar in Greater Noida was cleared by the Centre Saturday and is likely to be operational in the next 5-6 years. “In principle, clearance has been granted’ for the airport, said Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju. The airport has been planned to reduce the load of passengers at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, the country’s main aviation hub and one of its busiest airports. “In Delhi, we are expecting 91 million passengers by 2020 and 109 million passengers by 2024,” Raju told…

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Jewar Airport Plan to be Sent for center’s Govt Nod

Jewar Airport Plan to be Sent for center’s Govt Nod

The proposal to set up an international airport in Jewar will soon be sent for clearance to the steering committee formed by the Union ministry of civil aviation, according to Dr Prabhat Kumar, chairman, Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), on Friday. “Once the committee, under the chairmanship of the civil aviation secretary, gives the nod, the application for in-principle approval from the government of India will be moved before YEIDA starts the land acquisition process,” Kumar told TOI. Kumar said that site clearance was the first step for the…

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