Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Jewar airport will be ready in 3 years: Yogi Adityanath

ANI | Updated: Oct 28, 2018 02:51 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 28 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that the Noida International Greenfield Airport in the state’s Jewar area will be ready in the next three years.
“In the coming three years, our government will build Greenfield International Airport in Jewar. We will also build an international airport in Kushinagar,” Adityanath said at the India Ideas Conclave 2018 here.
The Uttar Pradesh government has appointed Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) as the implementing agency on its behalf for the airport in Jewar.
YEIDA obtained a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Ministry of Defence on January 11. To expedite the implementation of the Airport project, a Project Monitoring and Implementation Committee (PMIC) was also constituted on March 27.
Land measuring 5,000 hectares (ha) has been identified by YEIDA for the project, out of which 240 ha. belongs to the state government, with the rest belonging to private owners. (ANI)