The runway at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport will be shut between 7 February and 30 March for repairs.
The runway will undergo repairs between 11 am and 5 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, leading to the cancellation of 240 flights daily and a total of 5,520 flights till the repairs conclude.
On a daily basis, the Mumbai airport handles 950 incoming flights and 36 flights every hour. The main runway has the capacity to take up to 50 flights per hour. With the runway closure, air fares are expected to shoot up, according to a Times Now report.
Next month, there will be a similar closure of operations at Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport owing to the Aero India Show.
|7-Feb||Thursday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|9-Feb||Saturday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|12-Feb||Tuesday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|14-Feb||Thursday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|16-Feb||Saturday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
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|23-Feb||Saturday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|26-Feb||Tuesday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|28-Feb||Thursday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|2-Mar||Saturday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|5-Mar||Tuesday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|7-Mar||Thursday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|9-Mar||Saturday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|12-Mar||Tuesday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|14-Mar||Thursday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|16-Mar||Saturday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|19-Mar||Tuesday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|21-Mar||Thursday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|23-Mar||Saturday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|26-Mar||Tuesday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|28-Mar||Thursday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
|30-Mar||Saturday||11:00 to 17:00 hrs|
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Updated Date: Feb 01, 2019 13:27:28 IST