Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport will close its runway on May 10,2022 for pre-monsoon maintenance work intending to mitigate the possible inclement weather.
In a statement released by the airport, it informed, “As part of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport’s (CSMIA) monsoon contingency plan, both runways – RWY 14/32 & 09/27 will remain non-operational on May 10, 2022, for pre-monsoon maintenance and repair work. The closure will be from 11.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs and a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) has been issued in this regard.”
All operations will resume as usual from May 10, 2022 post 5 pm IST. The statement further said, “Passengers are requested to check with their respective airline on their schedule flights for May 10.”The runway closure is a yearly practice and contingency plan executed by the airport to ensure operational continuity and passengers safety.