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Turbulence: Jewar Airport Project

First conceptualised in 2001, the proposed Jewar airport project stands at a crucial stage — land acquisition. As the Uttar Pradesh government makes a final push to get consent from residents of six villages, it will have to negotiate demands for increased compensation, a divide between farmers, and wounds from seven years ago.

Land acquisition process begins for Jewar airport

The government will now begin acquiring 1,239 hectares of land for the first phase of the project.


Delhi: Consent process for Jewar airport finished

The process of gathering consent, which began in May this year, has not been easy, with many farmers voicing dissatisfaction at the compensation offered by the government.

Jewar Airport Project plan: Decongest IGI, give airlines a boost

The Jewar airport is part of this plan within the government to prepare for an imminent saturation of the existing Indira Gandhi International Airport, by having a second one in the National Capital Region

Jewar Airport: Why some farmers are resisting land acquisition

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.

For Jewar airport, government to speed up land deals

In order to retain the project, the administration seems to be working overtime to ensure that all alternatives are provided to farmers and the process of acquisition is expedited.


Yogi Adityanath meets farmers over Jewar airport

One of the main grievances raised by Shailendra Singh Chhaukar, who led an association of village heads in the Jewar area along with other farmers, was the compensation amount.

UP: Jewar airport project all set to take off

The Authority has also approached the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to conduct a study for a dedicated "Airport Expressway corridor" which links IGI to the proposed airport

Committee grants in-principle nod to Jewar airport

Earlier this month, the Ministry of Civil Aviation set up the panel to expedite the completion of project and said that the foundation stone of Jewar airport could be laid as early as October.

Jewar airport: ‘Timeline advanced, foundation by October’

In January, Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey had said that the the first flight from Jewar could take off as early as December 2021.