Jewar in Greater Noida will become the second airport in the National Capital Region of Delhi after the aviation ministry granted approval to the project today.
“We have granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar (Greater Noida) to cater to the growing flying requirements of NCR,” aviation minister Ashok Gajapati Raju told reporters today.
He added that the NOIDA International Airport will cater to 30-50 million passengers per year over the next 10-15 years.
“The area notified for Noida Airport is 3000 hectares. The 1st phase will be developed in 1000 hectares. We expect up to Rs 20,000 crores of investment into the project,” Raju further said.