Bechtel to support Tata Projects on construction of new Delhi gateway
Bechtel Engineering and Construction India Private Limited has signed a contract to support Tata Projects in its delivery of Delhi’s new Noida International Airport.
Tata Projects’ work includes constructing the terminal, runways and airside infrastructure roads, utilities, landside facilities and other ancillary buildings for an opening capacity of 12 million passengers annually by 2024.
Tata Projects recently secured the overall engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Yamuna International Airport Private Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of Zurich Airport International AG.
“We’re looking forward to supporting the construction of this exciting and ambitious airport – our first association with an airport in India – that will cater for millions of passengers, providing the comfort and efficiency expected of an international gateway,” said Avijit Ray, manager of Bechtel’s offices in India.
Noida International Airport is conceived as a modern, hyper-efficient, passenger-centric experience combining Indian culture and hospitality with Swiss technology.
“We’re pleased to have Bechtel as a partner to help provide support to Tata’s team and help in the delivery of this nationally-significant new airport,” said Vinayak Pai, CEO and Managing Director of Tata Projects Ltd.
“We shall deploy the latest technologies in the construction of India’s first net-zero emissions airport building, while meeting the highest standards of quality, safety, and sustainability.”
Christoph Schnellmann, CEO of Yamuna International Airport Private Limited, said: “Together with TATA Projects, we’re working to deliver a passenger terminal, runway, and other airport infrastructure with a capacity of 12 million passengers annually, by 2024.
“We are aiming to enable, promote and strengthen all-inclusive sustainable development of aviation ecosystem in India.
“Noida International Airport will bolster employment generation and economic growth in the state as well as the country.”