Mumbai Airport is also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. It an ISO 9001: 2000 certified airport and is the busiest airport in the country. Mumbai International Airport is the major gateway to the international traffic to India. Bombay Airport is widely connected to the rest of India and major cities across the world. The International Terminal has presently two modules, Terminal- 2A & Terminal-2C, and has 36 airlines flying to major cities across the world. The Domestic Airport has two terminals i.e. Terminal-1A & Terminal- 1B. Terminal-1A caters to domestic flights of Indian Airlines and its subsidiary Alliance Air . Flights of other scheduled private airlines viz Jet Airways, Air Sahara and Air Deccan operates from Terminal-1B, along with other private aviation activities.
Mumbai airport is the busiest in India and the Subcontinent. The Mumbai-Delhi route was recently ranked by Official Airline Guide (OAG) as the seventh-busiest domestic route in the world, based on the number of flights per week. The airport along with Delhi's Indira Gandhi Airport is the primary international gateway to the Subcontinent and served by 46 international airlines. It is the primary hub for Air India and Jet Airways and also serves as a secondary hub for a few other airlines, including Indian Airlines, Jet Lite, GoAir, Air Deccan, SpiceJet, IndiGo Airlines and Kingfisher Airlines. International traffic peaks late in the night, whilst peak domestic traffic is before 10:00. Nevertheless, at least 45% of traffic flows between 10:00 and 18:30 daily.
This airport along with airports in Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore handle more than 50% of the passengers in the Subcontinent. In the 11 months between April 2006 and February 2007, Mumbai airport handled 180,000 landings and takeoffs and over 20 million passengers, with a total of 13.56 million domestic air passengers and 6.73 million international passengers. It registered a 21.28% growth in passenger traffic over the previous year 2005-06, when the figure was 17.6 million passengers.
Airport Data : Mumbai/Bombay 28km (17miles), 3 Passenger Terminals, 1 Cargo Terminal, 73 Aircraft Stands.
Airportfield Data : 2 Runways, Fire Category IX
Runway : 2,925 ft / 9,596 m
Cargo Facilities : Capacity 267,721tonnes (590,217,000lbs), Warehouse 66,180m² (712,355sq ft), 5x 747 Freighter Docks, Bonded Warehouse, Mechanical Handling, Air-Conditioned Storage, Refrigerated Storage, Deep Freeze Storage, Animal Quarantine, X-Ray Equipment, Dangerous Goods, Radioactive Goods, Very Large/Heavy Cargo.
Passenger Facilities :
Airlines CIP Lounges, Air Insurance Counters, Baggage X-Ray Screening, Book Stalls/Traveller's Shops, Close Circuit TV System (Surveillance), Split Flap Flight Information Display, Child Care Rooms, Cyber Cafe, Car Rental, Duty Free Shops at International Terminal, Executive Lounges (For Upper Class Passengers), Entertainment TV's, Free Baggage Trolleys, Free Medical Assistance, Free Inter-Terminal A/C Coach Services (from City side and air side), Free Telephone in security hold area, Reservation Counters, Money Exchange Counters, Pre-paid Taxi Services, Public Address System/Car Hailers Public Complaints/Suggestion Cell, Public Utility and Misc. Services including modern toilets and toilets for handicapped, Railway Reservation Counter at International Terminal, Reserved Lounge/Executive Lounge, Retiring Rooms, Restaurants/Bars, Special assistance for physically, challenged passengers, rest places, toilets, STD/ISD/PCO/Card Phone, Snack Bars, Tea/Coffee Vending Booths, Telecom Centre, Tourist Information, Counters, Visitors Lounge.
Location : Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport,
Mumbai - 400099
19° 05' 27" N
72° 52' 51" E
Airports Authority of India
Operational Agency :
Civil Govrnment (Landing Fees And Diplomatic Clearance May Be Required)
Clearing Status :
Airport of Entry