The Noida International Airport in a press conference held in Greater Noida on Wednesday, September 27, revealed its IATA (International Air Transport Association) airport code. The designated code for this airport will be DXN. The IATA airport code, also referred to as an IATA location identifier, IATA station code, or simply a location identifier, consists of three letters and is used to identify numerous airports and metropolitan areas worldwide, as defined by the IATA.
When the airport open its gates to the public it will have 28 aircraft stands, said Kiran Jain, Chief Operating Officer, Noida International Airport while speaking at the event.
Christoph Schnellmann, Chief Executive Officer, Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL), the entity set up to manage and run Noida Airport, was also present at the event. He said: “The aim is to hand over Air Traffic Control Tower to the Airports Authority of India in the first few months of 2024. Test flights at the Noida International Airport will likely start in the first few months of 2024 and we are confident of launching operations at Noida International Airport by the end of 2024.”
He also added by stating, “We have started the process of finding commercial partners for finding airport services including ATF supply, ground handling services, beverages, and lounges, for which tenders have been floated. We have partnered with Smiths Detection for full body scanners and we will be ready for international operations from the first day of our launch.”