Mumbai, Sept. 22, 2023: Mumbai International Airport has announced a scheduled temporary closure of both runways at the Mumbai International Airport - RWY 09/27 and RWY 14/32. This closure is part of the annual post monsoon contingency plan and is slated to occur on Oct. 17, 2023, from 1100 hours to 1700 hours.
“As one of the busiest airports in the country, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) prides itself for carrying out safe, secure, efficient and seamless operations, owing to carefully planned and executed runway maintenance works all through the year," airport officials say.
“As a part of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport’s (CSMIA) comprehensive post-monsoon runway maintenance plan, both runways - RWY 09/27 and RWY 14/32 will be temporarily non-operational on Oct. 17, 2023, from 1100 hours to 1700 hours. This scheduled temporary closure is a part of CSMIA’s annual post monsoon preventive maintenance plan. A Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) has also been duly issued in this regard six months in advance.
“The primary objective of this scheduled temporary closure is to undertake repair and maintenance activities essential to uphold the airport's infrastructure to the highest standards. 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 all key stakeholders have effectively scheduled flights to ensure smooth completion of the maintenance. CSMIA looks forward to the cooperation & support from passengers."