As many as six airstrips will be constructed at the Mega Noida
International Greenfield airport and the Uttar Pradesh government has allotted
a sum of rs 2000 crores for the project. An electronic city is also set up near
the airport at a cost of rs 2000 crores
The largest airport in the country is being built there at a cost of rs
The first phase of
the airport will be completed in the next two years
The entire construction will take place in four phases and Switzerland’s
Zurich Airport International AG has won the contract to build the proposed
airport in Noida, on the outskirts of Delhi.
While the airport is expected to come up on about 5,000 hectares of land,
so far the government has acquired 1,334 hectares of land for which the two
runways will be built in the initial phase. An additional 50 hectares of land
will be acquired for the rehabilitation of those displaced by the project. The
remaining land would be acquired in a phased manner.
The Noida airport at
Jewar will inject jet fuel in the regional economy of the area.
Already manufacturing companies are actively considering the Yamuna
expressway area because of the upcoming airport. Warehousing companies will
follow, according to a spokesman of the real estate body” CREDAI.
in a push for infrastructural development, the government allocated Rs 5000
crore for acquiring land for the “Ganga Expressway project” – from Meerut to
Allahabad – from the funds raised from monetisation of toll collection of
Budget also set aside Rs 1,107 crore for the Purvanchal Expressway, Rs 1,492
crore for the Bundelkhand Expressway and Rs 860 crore for the Gorakhpur link