Mumbai Airport Runway To Remain Closed On October 18 For Repair And Maintenance, Flights Rescheduled
Mumbai, 23rd September 2022: As one of the busiest airports in the country, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) prides itself on carrying out safe, efficient and seamless runway operations, owing to carefully planned and executed runway maintenance work all through the year.
Thus, in order to continue with its superior airport operations, CSMIA has planned a runway closure on Tuesday, 18th October 2022, from 1100 hrs to 1700 hrs, for repair and maintenance work on both its runways – RWY 14/32 & 09/27.
As part of its post monsoon preventive maintenance of runway intersection, major work like runway edge lights for runway 14/32, upgradation of AGL (Aeronautical ground lights ), among other major tasks will be undertaken. With more than 800 flights landing and taking off each day, this yearly practice of runway maintenance post monsoons is part of the series of activities undertaken with precision and meticulous efforts ensuring operational continuity and passenger safety, thus bringing to life the vision of imbibing passenger first approach at the core of our operations.
“CSMIA in cooperation with airline customers, and other key stakeholders have effectively rescheduled flights to ensure smooth completion of the maintenance. CSMIA looks forward to the cooperation and support of passengers”, the airport authority stated in a press release.