Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport will be closed for 6 hours on Tuesday.
Repair and maintenance work will be done on both the runways of the airport RWY 14/32 and 09/27.
CSMIA said that more than 800 aircraft land and take off every day.
Mumbai. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) located in Mumbai city of Maharashtra will remain closed for 6 hours on Tuesday. A statement has been issued by the Airport Authority, in which it has been told that the airport will be closed from 11 am to 5 pm on Tuesday. During this maintenance work will be done. The Airport Authority of India has said that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the country, prides itself in maintaining a safe and uninterrupted runway operation. Maintenance work continues.
In such a situation, CSMIA has decided to keep the runway closed on Tuesday, 18 October, in order to keep the airport operation in service in the best way. In the statement, it has been told by the authority that repair and maintenance work will be done on both the runways RWY 14/32 and 09/27 of the airport. Under the preventive maintenance of the runway after monsoon, major works like upgradation of runway edge light, AGL for 14/32 will be done.
CSMIA said that more than 800 aircraft land and take off every day. In such a situation, post-monsoon maintenance work is put into practice every year to ensure the safe travel of passengers. Apart from this, the authority also said that flights have been effectively rescheduled for smooth completion of maintenance with the help of airline customers and other key stakeholders.
Tags: Maharashtra, Mumbai airport
FIRST PUBLISHED : October 17, 2022, 21:47 IST