Mumbai Airport completed its runway maintenance work after 21-day shutdown

Mumbai Airport completed its runway maintenance work after 21-day shutdown

GVKMumbai Airport Runway led Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) has completed its runway re-carpeting and maintenance work at the intersection and restart regular work from March 30, 2019,  starting 17 hrs after a 21 day runway shutdown. The key to success of this project was handing precision on-time re-carpeting work of the runway by maintaining Mumbai’s challenging flight schedule. Using state-of-the-art technology the re-carpeting of the 50,000 sq. mt. intersection was carried out. The technology allows ease application, quick-setting features and enables airports to take a load of normal air traffic immediately after application. The resurfacing work was carried by a team of 600 workers in-line with a well-planned exercise to ensure that the work in hand is completed on-time.

Mumbai airport is the busiest single-runway airport in the world. Airport have two cross runways, 09/27 (main runway) and 14/32 (secondary runway) handling about 950+ aircraft movements per day. Operating to over 112 destinations in India and around the world.