Bechtel Engineering and Construction India has secured a contract from Tata Projects to support the delivery of the new Noida International Airport in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Tata Projects’ work scope includes the construction of the terminal, runways and airside infrastructure roads, utilities, landside facilities, and other ancillary buildings.

It recently secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Yamuna International Airport Private Limited, a unit of Zurich Airport International.

Tata Projects managing director and CEO Vinayak Pai said: “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.

“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.” 

Noida International Airport has been conceptualised as a modern airport integrating Indian culture and hospitality with Swiss technology.

Once completed, the new airport is projected to have an annual passenger handling capacity of 12 million by 2024.

Bechtel India offices manager Avijit Ray said: “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.”

Last year, daa named Bechtel as an integrated delivery partner for the Dublin Airport (DUB) capital investment programme.

Bechtel’s scope of work included offering additional capacity and capability to the airport over the coming five years to support the programme.