Upcoming Jewar Airport to receive air traffic services by the AAI is expected to start by 2024

The National Airport Operator, Airports Authority of India (AAI), will provide air traffic services at the upcoming Noida International Airport at Jewar, Greater Noida. “The first phase of which is expected to start by 2024,” an AAI statement said.

An agreement to this effect was signed between AAI and Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL) on 28 February.

What does the agreement say?

Under the agreement with Jewar Airport, the authority will undertake planning, procurement, installation as well as commissioning of CNS/ATM equipment and facilities and it will also provide air traffic services at the upcoming airport.

In addition, the facility will also be equipped with advanced surface movement guidance and control systems as well as ATS automation systems, which will allow situational awareness and provide decision support to air traffic controllers for all-weather operations.

AAI said it also expected to deploy its ATC and ATSEP (Air Traffic Services Engineering Professionals) workforce to meet the service standards.

AAI has already signed an agreement for CNS-ATM services with Navi Mumbai International Airport in the year 2018.

AAI, as an air navigation service provider, is the only entity statutorily empowered to offer air traffic services in India. AAI member (planning) AK Pathak had said that the authority is happy to partner with Noida Airport and is excited about such challenging projects, which will help operationalize several major airports in the vicinity. will open new doors for Providing metro service to each other.

The Noida International Airport (Jewar) is expected to be operational by the year 2025 and will be associated with the airport operator in all the three phases covered under the AAI CNS-ATM agreement namely pre-commissioning, commissioning and operational phase, according to the statement.