The construction of the runway and the air traffic control (ATC) tower at the upcoming Noida International Airport (NIA) are expected to be ready for use by March 2024. S P Goyal, the additional chief secretary to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and additional chief secretary, Civil Aviation, UP government, reviewed the progress of the greenfield project at the site on Friday. It was informed that approximately 7,200 workers are currently engaged in the construction of the airport.
“The construction work of the runway at the airport is almost 70 per cent complete. The airstrip work is targeted to be completed by February-March 2024,” the statement added.
During the on-site review, Goyal was accompanied by Noida International Airport Limited CEO Arun Vir Singh and Noida International Airport CEO Christoph Schnellmann, COO Kiran Jain, District Magistrate Manish Verma, Yamuna Authority’s officer-on-special duty Shailendra Bhatia, among others