In the month of November, Zurich Airport International AG location was selected as the right place on concession for developing the Noida International Airport at Jewar in Uttar Pradesh.
With this proposal of Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh, India) airport, Over 6,000 trees will be supposed to cut down for making the area compatible with Jewar Airport in Gautam Buddha Nagar said by an official of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority.
We had already given an application for the environmental clearance for the construction of Jewar Airport. Forest department has been given permission to cut down 6,800 trees, for this UP government will give them money to plant 68,000 trees said by Arunvir Singh, CEO of Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority.
The amount of 1 crore 60 lakh would be given to the Forest Department. The department will provide the UP government a work plan for the trees to be planted.
The Switzerland-headquartered company made the highest per-passenger bid for the airport, outbidding competitors like Delhi International Airport Ltd, Adani Enterprises and Anchorage Infrastructure Investments Holdings Ltd, said Shailendra Bhatia of the project’s nodal office.
Bhatia said that Jewar Airport or the Noida International Greenfield Airport will be covering 5,000-hectare area when fully constructed and the approximate cost is estimated to be 29,560 crores.
The first phase of the airport will be spread over 1,334 hectares and cost 4,588 crores. It is expected to be completed by 2023.
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