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The development of the Noida international airport is in line with the vision of PM Modi towards boosting connectivity and creating a future-ready aviation sector.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 22:37

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (November 25) laid the foundation stone of the Noida International Airport (NIA) in Jewar, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh. 

Addressing people after laying the foundation stone, PM said, "It will benefit crores of people of Delhi-NCR, western UP." 

According to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Uttar Pradesh will become the only state in India to have five international airports. The development of the airport is in line with the vision of the Prime Minister towards boosting connectivity and creating a future-ready aviation sector.

The development of the first phase of the airport is being done at a cost of over Rs 10,050 crore. The airport is spread over more than 1300 hectares of land and the completed first phase of the airport will have a capacity to serve around 1.2 crore passengers a year and work on it is scheduled to be completed by 2024, ANI reported. 

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