Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the Foundation Stone of Noida International Airport at Jewar in Uttar Pradesh. The Jewar airport is the second international aerodrome in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR). It is the fifth international airport in Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh has now become the state with the highest number of international airports in India.
About the airport:
- The airport has been developed by Zurich Airport International AG over 1,330 acres of land area.
- The airport is expected to be operational by September 2024.
- Once operational, this airport will be the largest airport of India and the first net-zero emissions airport of the country.