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Road link with Yamuna Expressway to be ready by March, ET Infra


A 750-meter road linking the Yamuna Expressway with the Noida International Airport in Jewar is most likely to be completed by March 2024, Times of India reported. The road, which is being constructed by National Highways Authority of India, will be the main link to the the airport for commuters coming from Noida and Delhi.

The road will be part of the 31-km expressway under construction to connect the Yamuna Expressway with the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway in Ballabhgarh. Of the 31 km, 23.5 km lies in Haryana and 7.5 km lies in UP.

Citing an official the report said that of 7.5-km road in UP, half of the stretch has been completed and the rest is likely be be finished by March. An interchange on the Yamuna Expressway will link the 31-km expressway originating from Ballabhgarh.

To facilitate the transportation of goods to the cargo terminal of the Noida airport, a 10-km road is planned to be build for which land is yet to be acquired for some part.

To promote industrial activity in Uttar Pradesh, investors establishing industrial units in Greater Noida will have the opportunity for commercial use of additional land for industry through a special scheme. Under this scheme, there will be an allotment of industrial plots in which the recipients of the plots will be able to operate two commercial facilities in addition to core industrial operations on these plots.

It is noteworthy that due to its proximity to Jewar Airport, International Film City, Yamuna Expressway, and Buddha Circuit, those setting up industrial units by taking a plot will get the benefit of all the facilities including better connectivity and the first world-class project of its kind, the Pod Transit System in India, it said.

In another development, global airlines’ body IATA has allotted the three-letter code DXN for the upcoming international airport at Jewar in Greater Noida. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade body for the world’s airlines, representing some 300 airlines or 83 per cent of total air traffic. IATA assigns three-letter codes to airports around the world for their easy identification.

(With Agency Inputs)

  • Published On Oct 7, 2023 at 06:53 PM IST

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