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Tata Projects inks EPC contract for Noida International Airport

Tata Projects Limited has recently inked engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for undertaking Noida International Airport (NIA)

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  • Tata Projects will construct the terminal, runway, airside infrastructure, roads, utilities, landside facilities and other ancillary buildings at Noida International Airport
  • NIA’s design pivots on sustainable development and it will be India’s first net-zero emissions airport, said Tata Projects

Mumbai: Tata Projects Limited has recently inked engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for undertaking Noida International Airport (NIA) with Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL), the company said in an official statement on Monday. The company was recently selected from among three shortlisted teams for the contract on June 3. Under he contract, Tata Projects will construct the terminal, runway, airside infrastructure, roads, utilities, landside facilities and other ancillary buildings at Noida International Airport.

Tata Projects has a vast experience in building infrastructure and some of their work includes the New Parliament Building, Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link, multiple stretches of Dedicated Freight Corridors, and Metro Rail Lines across various cities, including Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, and Chennai.

Noida international airport

Noida International Airport’s passenger terminal has an efficient layout, convincing design language, multiple high-quality areas spaced out with lush greenery, and a balanced concept for both energy savings and a tangible sense of sustainability, Tata Projects had said after winning the EPC contract. The design complements customer comfort with sustainability and timeless design with flexibility for future needs, it had said.

“NIA’s design pivots on sustainable development and it will be India’s first net-zero emissions airport. The airport will be designed and developed keeping in mind the requirements of green infrastructures like IGBC certified buildings, rainwater harvesting, zero liquid discharge sewage treatment plant, waste management facility amongst others,” it had said.

Background

Zurich Airport International AG won the bid in 2019 to develop the airport and has achieved various milestones towards the development of the airport till date. These include the security clearance, signing of the concession agreement, selection of architects, launch of the brand identity, signing of the shareholder and state support agreements, approval of the masterplan and the development plan, financial closure with SBI, selection of concessionaire to design, build and operate a fuel farm and with Airports Authority of India (AAI) for CNS-ATM services at the airport. The concession period has officially commenced on October 1, 2021. Following the ground-breaking ceremony by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2021, preparation for EPC activities had been initiated with earthworks and boundary construction at the site. With the closure of the EPC contract, the first phase of the airport is on track to be delivered within three years of the commencement of the concession period.

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