Foundation of Noida International Airport is going to be laid on Thursday by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at 1 pm. The work of International Airport is scheduled to be done in the year 2024. The airport is spread over the area of 1300 hectares of land. The costing of over Rs 10,050 crore is spent to develop the first phase of airport. This international airport is going to have a capacity to accomodate 1.2 crore passengers in a year.
Modi said that this project is going to increase commerce, tourism and will boost connectivity.
On Wednesday, the Prime Minister had tweeted, “Tomorrow, 25th November is a major day for India’s and Uttar Pradesh’s strides in infra creation. At 1 PM, the foundation stone of the Noida International Airport will be laid. This project will significantly boost commerce, connectivity and tourism.”
Only state in India to have five international airports is going to be Uttar Pradesh, according to Prime Minister’s Office.
“A special focus of this grand vision has been on the state of Uttar Pradesh that is witnessing the development of multiple new international airports including the recently inaugurated Kushinagar airport and the under-construction international airport at Ayodhya,” it said.
The international airport is located to serve to the people belonging to the citiea including Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Agra, Faridabad and neighbouring areas, according to PMO.
The statement added, “The dedicated cargo terminal will have a capacity of 20 lakh metric tonne, which will be expanded to 80 lakh metric tonnes. Through facilitating the seamless movement of industrial products, the airport will play a crucial role in helping the region attract huge investments, boost rapid industrial growth, and enable the reach of local products to national and international markets. This will bring new opportunities for numerous enterprises, and also create tremendous employment opportunities.”