Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said at a press briefing here today that "in-principle clearance has been granted" for the airport.
The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority has notified 3,000 hectares of land for a world-class international airport, Mr Raju added.
"Noida International Airport will cater to 30-50 million passengers per year over the next 10-15 years," Raju tweeted.
"In Delhi, we are expecting 91 million passengers by 2020 and 109 million passengers by 2024," Mr Raju told reporters.
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