Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government plans to develop Jewar Airport as Asia’s biggest airport with six runways. The state government has to set aside 2,000 crore for Jewar Airport in its budget for 2021-22 presenting in the Assembly yesterday. The state government has also increased the number of runways of the Jewar Airport to six, from two proposed earlier.
The under construction airport in Ayodhya will be named as Maryada Purushottam Sriram Airport. A provision of 101 crore rupees has been made for it in the budget. Ayodhya airport will also be subsequently made an international airport.
After the presentation of the budget, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath told reporters that cities like Aligarh, Moradabad, Meerut will also be linked through air service soon.