Noida, India (Urban Transport News): The Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL) has informed that the company has received three bids from Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T), Tata Projects Ltd and Shapoorji Pallonji for the construction work of Noida International Airport at Jewar, Uttar Pradesh.
The revised development plan of Noida International Airport was approved by the board of directors of Noida International Airport Limited (NIAL) in the board meeting held in Lucknow on April 6, 2022. The meeting was attended by Arun Vir Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) who has additional charge as CEO of NIAL, and other top officials. The board has also approved the construction of 220KV, 33KV and 11KV power sub-stations to meet power demands at the airport.
“Now the construction of the terminals, runways and other facilities will take place according to the development plan sanctioned by the board. The work will have to be completed within the stipulated deadline approved in the development plan. The work will be reviewed every month,” said Arun Vir Singh, CEO, NIAL.
According to him, the construction work on the terminals, runways and other facilities will begin next month. The civil contractor for the construction of the runways, terminals, parking and other facilities, is likely to finalise by YEIDA on April 28
On November 25 last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for this project. The concessionaire, Swiss company Zurich International AG, has scheduled to make the airport operational by September 2024.
So far, Zurich International has completed the construction of 9km of the 17km-long boundary wall around 1,334 hectares of land on which the project is being developed. The land has also been completely levelled to start the construction work after awarding the civil tender.
“There will be 10 entries for domestic passengers, two for international passengers, 10 migration desks and 48 checkpoints. We will build a 2.8MLD (million litres a day) water treatment plant and a 6.28MLD sewage treatment plant for drinking water purposes and treating the sewage. “We have also extended the term of consultant PricewaterhouseCoopers for another year to assist in the development of the project,” said Arun Vir Singh.