The Forum has sent an invitation to the government of Uttar Pradesh. UP has to give its presentation in two sessions.
It is noteworthy that 1,334 hectares of land from six villages of Rohi, Parohi, Kishorepur, Dayanatpur, Ranhera and Banwari in Jewar Tehsil has been acquired in the first phase for the Jewar International Airport.
The airport, being built by Zurich Airport International AG, will be Asia's second largest international airport after China's Shanghai International Airport. The work is progressing rapidly at site.
According to a government spokesman, the Jewar Greenfield International Airport will boost industrial development in the state. The government is expected to earn more than Rs 1.10 lakh crore from this project, being built with an investment of Rs 30,000 crore.
More than one lakh people will get direct and indirect employment. This airport will bring an investment of about one lakh crore rupees for Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad and Yamuna Expressway.
This airport will be the 5th largest airport in the world. The work on the airport in Jewar, Greater Noida, on about 5000 hectares of land, is going on at a rapid pace. According to the proposal, flights will start operating in 2022-23.
At present, Shanghai International Airport of China is the second largest airport in Asia. Shanghai International Airport is spread over approximately 3,988 hectares. The world's largest airport, King Fahd International Airport of Dammam, Saudi Arabia is built on 77,600 hectares of land.
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