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Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport

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Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (also transliterated as Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport), formerly Sahar International Airport, is an airport in Mumbai, India.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (IATA Airport Code:BOM, ICAO Airport Code : VABB) is located at Template:Coor dms at a field elevation of 36 feet above sea level. The airport services the metropolitan area of the city of Mumbai and the terminals are physically located in the suburbs of Santacruz and Sahar. The airport was formerly known as Sahar International Airport but was recently renamed after the 16th century king of Maharashtra state, Chhatrapati Shivaji.

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Statistics

The airport is the busiest in India and serves as the primary international gateway to the country with service from 39 international carriers in addition to flag carrier Air India. It also serves as a hub for domestic carriers Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Air Sahara. The airport averages 369 daily scheduled commercial movements with annual averages of 11 million passengers and 326,000 tons of cargo.

Structure

The airport consists of the International Terminal (Terminal II aka Sahar) and the Domestic Terminals (Terminal I aka SantaCruz). These terminals use the same airside facilities but are physically separated on the landside, requiring a 10-15 minute drive between them. The Airport Authorities of India provide shuttle services between the domestic and international terminals for connecting passengers. Terminal I is further divided into Terminal I-A serving Indian Airlines and its subsidiary Alliance Air, and Terminal I-B serving Jet Airways, Air Sahara and other private domestic carriers. Terminal II is further divided into Terminal II-A serving most international carriers and Terminal II-C serving Air India and partner airlines.

The airport has 2 primary runways designated 09-27 and 14-32. Runway 14-32 (2925 mts) runs between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, while Runway 09-27 (3489 mts) intersects it south of the terminal buildings.

Travel times

Journey times from the airport to the centre of Mumbai can vary significantly depending on traffic, typically taking between 40-120 minutes. There is no direct rail link from the airport, but ample public transportation is available. A number of chain and independent hotels are located in proximity to the airport as well.

Upgrades

The airport is currently undergoing upgrades in order to make in compatible with the new Airbus 380. The changes include installation of a two tiered aerobridge, expansion of taxi bays and concrete reinforcements of the runway. Terminal 2-C is most likely to be assigned to handle the passenger load. Work is estimated to be completed by mid-2006.

Airlines

  • Terminal I-A
  1. IC - Indian Airlines (Domestic)
  2. CD - Alliance Air
  • Terminal I-B
  1. 9W - Jet Airways
  2. S2 - Air Sahara
  3. DN - Air Deccan
  • Terminal II-A
  1. IC - Indian Airlines (International)
  2. AZ - Alitalia
  3. BA - British Airways
  4. CX - Cathay Pacific
  5. DL - Delta Air Lines
  6. EK - Emirates
  7. EY - Etihad Airways
  8. GF - Gulf Air
  9. IR - Iran Air
  10. KU - Kuwait Airways
  11. KQ - Kenya Airways
  12. LH - Lufthansa
  13. NW - Northwest Airlines
  14. WY - Oman Air
  15. PK - Pakistan International Airlines
  16. QR - Qatar Airways
  17. QF - QANTAS
  18. SV - Saudi Arabian Airlines
  19. UL - Srilankan
  20. LX - Swiss International Airlines
  • Terminal II-C
  1. AI - Air India (International and Domestic)
  2. SU - Aeroflot
  3. AF - Air France
  4. MK - Air Mauritius
  5. HM - Air Seychelles
  6. BG - Bangladesh Biman
  7. MS - Egyptair
  8. LY - El Al
  9. ET - Ethiopian Airlines
  10. KE - Korean Air
  11. MH - Malaysian Airlines
  12. RJ - Royal Jordanian Airlines
  13. RA - Royal Nepal Airlines
  14. SQ - Singapore Airlines
  15. SA - South African Airways
  16. RB - Syrian Arab Airlines
  17. IY - Yemenia
  18. TG - Thai Airways

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