Guwahati News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the Noida International Airport at Jewar in Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday.
As per the reports, the development is going to be one of the largest aerodromes in Asia.
In addition, the Noida International Airport is the second international aerodrome in Delhi-National Capital Region.
Moreover, the airport is expected to be operational by September 2024 with an initial capacity to handle 1.2 crore passengers per annum.
Regarding the area of the airport, it is spread over 1,330 acres of land, that will be developed by Zurich Airport International AG.
In addition, the airport will also be the country’s “first net zero emissions airport”.
Furthermore, the airport at Jewar will help decongest the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in the national capital. It is strategically located and will serve the people of cities including Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Agra, Faridabad and neighbouring areas.