Noida : India’s largest airplane repair center to be built in Jewar


New Delhi : The land for the country’s largest maintenance, repair and overhauling (MRO) center and the third runway near Noida Airport will soon be arranged. The UP cabinet has approved the acquisition of land for the second phase of the airport. Now India will not have to go abroad to repair the aircraft by becoming an MRO. In the second phase, 1365 hectares of 7 villages are to be acquired. It will cost around Rs 2890 crore.

The Uttar Pradesh government has approved the construction of five runways of the Noida Airport. The Zurich company has been given the responsibility to construct two runways in the first phase. In the second phase, the third runway and MRO center will be built. This requires 1365 hectares of land.

This land has been acquired in seven villages of Jewar, Karauli Bangar, Quraib, Birampur, Dayanatpur, Ranhera, Nangla Shahpur and Mundhera. The proposal to acquire this land was sent by the district administration to the government, which has been approved by the cabinet on Tuesday. Soon, notification will be issued to acquire the land of these seven villages.

Noida International Airport Limited (Niall) CEO Dr Arunvir Singh said that the money for the second phase of land has been arranged. The government can take a decision on issuing land acquisition notification soon.

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