The train services on down line (towards Botanical Garden) section between T-1 IGI Airport to Shankar Vihar stations of the Magenta Line are running with a restricted speed of 30 kmph since 8 am, a senior official said.
Due to fog, the Air Traffic Control (ATC) is forced to increase the time interval for landing or take-off between two airlines than what is required on normal days. The study found that the airport capacity could drop by 40 per cent due to this.
An international airport has been proposed in Jewar in Gautam Buddh Nagar for which around 5,000 hectare of land is to be acquired. The reported cost of the airport, scheduled to begin operations by 2022-23, would be Rs 15,000-20,000 crore.
Kannur International Airport (KIAL), the fourth in Kerala, will be dedicated to the nation on December 9. The airport will offer better access to travellers from north Kerala and parts of Karnataka like Coorg.