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The year 2006 witnessed a momentous change for the airports in India with the privatization of Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA). In January 2006, the GVK led consortium, comprising of Airports Company South Africa and Bidvest won the bid to manage and operate CSMIA. To accomplish this task, Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd. was formed by the GVK led consortium (74%) and Airports Authority of India (26%).

Modernization and redevelopment of GVK CSMIA, Mumbai is a reflection of India’s rapid growth. Being in the financial capital and a key gateway of the country, the redevelopment of CSMIA, Mumbai holds great significance in aiding the city to retain its fast paced growth.

New ATC Tower at GVK Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport The new ATC Tower at the CSMIA, Mumbai reflected GVK’s commitment to achieve a global standard of design and operations at the airport. With a height of 83.8 metre, the Air Traffic Control Tower at CSMIA, Mumbai is one of India’s tallest ATC tower, built within an area of 2,800 square metres. The height and location of the wish-bone shaped structure provide an unobstructed view of the entire operational area, optimizing air traffic separation and enhancing the traffic handling capacity. Equipped to handle current and future air traffic movements at the CSMIA, Mumbai , the state-of-the art new ATC Tower coupled with the airside upgradation (addition of new taxiways and rapid-exit taxiways) helped reduce the Runway Occupancy Time (ROT) and further enhanced efficiency levels, thereby increasing Air Traffic Movements per hour.

CSMIA, Mumbai’s new iconic Terminal 2, inaugurated in January 2014, was India’s first and most advanced vertical passenger terminal that integrated world class design, architecture, infrastructure and operational efficiency, with a rich infusion of Indian heritage & cultural character. The design of Terminal 2 drew inspiration from India’s national bird – The Peacock. It portrayed the magnificent character of the White Peacock, representing flight, as well as rare beauty. The T2 is also home to India’s largest public art programme, titled ‘Jaya He’, in the form of a 3 km multi-storey Art Wall, illuminated by skylights, that has over 7000 pieces of artwork & artefacts from every region & corner of India. With a highly compact design that put passenger convenience and operational efficiency at the centre, this design marvel has positioned India on the global aviation and infrastructure platform

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International AIRPORT MUMBAI The transformation of CSMIA, Mumbai a brown-field project, is a one-of-its-kind unique infrastructural project in the world, unlike any other airport development projects. With a vision to become one of the world’s best airports, CSMIA, Mumbai has been continuously and consistently upgrading to an airport that delights its guests by offering best in class comfort and convenience. Jaya He

Since 2017, CSMIA has been rated consecutively for the last five years as the Best Airport globally in it’s category and also the ‘Best Airport in Asia Pacific’ at the Airport Service Quality Awards 2017. In addition, over the last six years, CSMIA has bagged over a hundred plus national and international awards in various categories that include architecture, design and passenger delight.

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