Mumbai airport runway to be closed for renovation from November 4, 2019 till March, 2020!
In the wake of major rehabilitation and re-carpeting work at the Mumbai airport (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport), Mumbai, GVK Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) has issued a statement.
In the wake of major rehabilitation and re-carpeting work at the Mumbai airport (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport), Mumbai, GVK Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) has issued a statement revealing that it will close a runway (RWY 09/27) starting from 4th November 2019 up to 28th March 2020.
According to the statement, “Due to prolonged monsoon in Mumbai, the runway re-carpeting work at CSMIA has been postponed. As per the revised date, RWY 09/27 will not be available for aircraft operations from 4th November 2019 up to 28th March 2020, 06 days of the week, from Mondays to Saturdays between 09:30 Hrs. IST to 17:30 Hrs. IST, due to major rehabilitation and re-carpeting work. However, during the closure of RWY 09/27, RWY 14/32 will be available for aircraft operations."
It further added that RWY 09/27 will be available for operations on all Sundays, and on the following dates due to public holidays and festivals. Check full list of dates below on which Mumbai airport runway will be closed:
The primary international airport serving the Mumbai Metropolitan Area, the CSMIA is the second busiest airport in the country in terms of total and international passenger traffic after Delhi. It is also stated to be the the 14th busiest airport in Asia and 28th busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic in calendar year 2017.
The airport, which has three operating terminals spread over a total land area of 750 hectares, handles about 950 aircraft movements per day. Notably, it handled a record 1,007 aircraft movements on December 9, 2018, higher than its earlier record of 1,003 flight movements in a day in June 2018.
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The airport is operated by Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), a Joint Venture between the Airports Authority of India and the GVK Industries Ltd led consortium.
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