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MoEF&CC accords EC to develop Jewar International Airport

The airport development will span over 1,334 ha area

Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, MoEF&CC, Environment clearance, Greenfield Jewar International Airport, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, Airport development, Runways, Hangar and aircraft maintenance facility, Cargo terminals, Apron (terminal), Taxiway, Consumption of water, Wastewater

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has accorded environment clearance (EC) for development of greenfield Jewar International Airport at Gautam Buddh Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh.

The airport development will span over 1,334 ha area to be taken up in two phases entailing an investment of Rs 7,291 crore.

The area of development under Phase-I will be 20,42,743 sq mtr to be executed from 2020-2022, and Phase-II will span over 28,90,872 sq mtr to be executed from 2027-2030.

The project will consist of two runways with a total area of 4,83,000 sq mtr, two hangar and aircraft maintenance facility over an area of 3,74,405 sq mtr, two commercial developments over 1,39,002 sq mtr area, three car parking facilities span over 88,075 sq mtr, two terminals spread over 1,39, 454 sq mtr and two cargo terminals to be spread over 62,939 sq mtr.

The project will also see development of Apron (terminal) over 3,41,769 sq mtr, taxi lane + taxiway over 17,87,298 sq mtr, approach road over 3,12,627 sq mtr, among other facilities.

The daily consumption of water during operation phase will be about 17,267.5 KLD of which 3,040.8 KLD will be fresh water requirement. During operation phase, around 9,889.9 KLD of wastewater will be generated.

The power requirement for the Phase-I is 30 MVA and Phase-II is 70 MVA. The project will provide permanent employment for 125 people during construction period and during operational period it will provide employment to 9,000 people in Phase-I and to 20,000 people in Phase-II.

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