The Runway and the air traffic control (ATC) tower of the upcoming airport in Noida are expected to be ready by March 2024, according to project officials.
During a review meeting, S.P Goyal, the additional chief secretary to Chief minister Yogi Adityanath and additional chief secretary, Civil Aviation, uttar Pradesh Government, was informed by the officials that about 7,200 workers have been deplyoed and construction work is being carried out day and night for timely completion of the greenfield project.
"First of all the costruction work of ATC tower was reviewed. The ATC tower is to be builtwith eight floors, out of which the work of six floors has been completed and the work of the last two floors is underway. The height of the ATC tower is 30 meters and the construction will be completed by February 2024," according to an official statement.
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. Goyal also inspected the construction work of the terminal building being done at a fast pace,"the statement added.
During the on-site review, Goyal was accompanied by Noida International Airport CEO Christoph Schnellmann, COO kiran Jain, District Magistrate Manish Verma, Yamuna Authority's officer-on-special duty Shailendra Bhatia, among others.
The additional chief secretary also took stock of the construction work of the interchange being built by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) at Dayanatpur to connect the airport located in the Jewar area of the Gautam Budhh Nagar District.