If you are living in Noida or Greater Noida, a piece of special news is waiting for all you people. A momentous exclusive airport is all set to be developed in the city by 2022 and it is going to be the largest airport in terms of its surface area across the whole country. This exclusive progression is Jewar Airport, which would also be linked to the metro through the NMRC’s Aqua Line. Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India will be placing the foundation stone between 23 to 25th of February which would be followed by the construction processes.
The Need for the Airport?
The currently existing IGI T3 airport is almost 70 km from this new developing airport. The IGI airport is almost inaccessible for the citizens residing in Noida and Greater Noida. One more reason for this development is to validate the dominance of India at the global level. This development is all set to mark the arrival of a new era in Indian history and indicates a more technologically advanced time. Jewar airport will share the passenger traffic with the IGI airport in the coming times and is estimated to take care of 50 million passengers per year.
The Jewar airport was authorized in June 2015 by the Aviation Ministry. The foundation stone is now being placed after three years and is estimated to be completed by 2022. The whole budget of this huge endeavor is around 3.1 billion USD, which is a massive amount and shows the grandeur of this progression. The Jewar airport will be linked to the metro through the Aqua line of NMRC which operates from Noida to Greater Noida. The project is governed by a private-public partnership and after completion will cover a massive area of 2200 acres along with featuring ultra-modern facilities and world-class amenities.