First phase of Jewar airport gets government nod

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New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday said approval for the first phase of Jewar airport in western Uttar Pradesh has been granted.

According to the Civil Aviation Ministry, site clearance for the first phase of the airport at Jewar in Greater Noida is envisaged to be completed in five years.

Elaborating on the project, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said the first phase of the airport – Noida International Airport – is expected to cost Rs 10,000 crore.

–IANS

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