Jewar Airport will be the third in the NCR after Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport and Ghaziabad’s Hindon airport and will have six to eight runways.
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Zurich Airport International AG will soon be applying to Union Ministry of Home Affairs for security clearance as it plans to begin construction of the Jewar airport this year, officials said on Wednesday. A team of the Switzerland-based developer including CEO Stephan Widrig, CFO Lukas Brosi among others met the officials of Noida International Airport Limited (NIAL) in Greater Noida and later visited the project site in Jewar.
The visiting team held a meeting with NIAL officials including CEO Arun Vir Singh during which a detailed presentation was made regarding the upcoming international greenfield airport, billed to be the biggest in India when fully operational. “A presentation was made by project consultant PwC and various aspects of the development of the project discussed. The Zurich Airport team then visited the airport site and made observations about overall infrastructure,” Shailendra Bhatia, NIAL’s Nodal officer, said.