Mumbai Airport To Be Shut For Travellers For 6 Hours; Check Out Timings

by Sanjana Shenoy
Mumbai Airport To Be Shut For Travellers For 6 Hours; Check Out Timings

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport(CSMIA) is one of the busiest airports in not just India, but the world. In order to continue its operations efficiently and effectively, Mumbai Airport will be closed for 6 hours on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 — for maintenance work. Read on to know more about the timings of closure.

Mumbai Airport Shuts Down Operations For 6 Hours On October 18

Mumbai Airport will shut down its runways from 11 am to 5 pm to carry out maintenance work. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport took to Twitter to make an announcement on the same. Both its runways-RWY 14/32 & 09/27 will undergo post-monsoon maintenance of the runway intersection. Upgradation of AGL Aeronautical Ground Lights (AGL) and runway edge lights is in the works— said the statement.

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Essential Post-Monsoon Maintenance Work At CSMIA

The airport further informs passengers of the importance of shutting the airport for 6 hours on October 18. While it may cause minor inconvenience for passengers, it is beneficial in the long run. The annual practice of runway maintenance (post-monsoon) is essential to ensure the smooth operation of 800 flights —taking off and landing each day.

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Mumbai Airport further reveals in its statement that it has rescheduled flights to ensure the repair work causes less inconvenience to passengers. The passenger-first approach ensures passenger safety and operational continuity.  Well, passengers flying to and from Mumbai Airport, keep these timings in mind. Hope you have a pleasant journey!

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