Major International Airports In India

Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd.
Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd. (MIAL), a joint venture between the GVK led consortium (74%) and Airports Authority of India (26%), was awarded the mandate of modernizing and upgrading Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in February 2006. GVK currently has a shareholding of 50.3% in MIAL.CSIA is one of India's busiest airports having recorded passenger traffic of 29.1 million in 2010-11, along with cargo traffic of 670,235 tonnes.MIAL is currently implementing a master plan that has been designed to have an integrated passenger terminal at Sahar with state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities to cater to passenger traffic of 40 million per annum. MIAL's vision is to transform CSIA into one of the world's best airports that consistently delights customers and be the pride of Mumbai. For this purpose, MIAL has engaged well-known international experts in airport design and operations.

Terminal 2 at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai is acknowledged to be one of the most iconic developments in recent times. One which aims to take over the mantle of the new Gateway of India, in every sense of the word. A structure that will be the pride of Mumbai and impress every traveler and visitor to this vibrant city. When complete, Terminal 2, referred to as T2 will be a state-of-the-art 4 level integrated terminal with an area of over 4,39,000 sq. mts. and will include new taxiways and apron areas for aircraft parking designed to cater to 40 million passengers annually.

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1.The T2 covers an area of over 1400 acres. Granite that can cover 27 football fields, and over 18000 metric tonnes of steel have been used in its construction
2.The new terminal has 188 check-in counters, 60 immigration counters for departing passengers, and 76 immigration counters for incoming fliers.
3.A multi-level car park has also been built to accommodate 5,000 vehicles. T2 will mostly cater to international traffic, though a few domestic airlines are expected to move operations there later.
4.The terminal will also boast 21,000 square meters of area for retail shopping.
5.The X-shaped terminal also boasts of a three-kilometre-long art walk which incorporates Indian aesthetics with a white peacock theme. Titled 'Jaya He', it offers a glimpse into India's rich legacy and is an unprecedented interdisciplinary platform for the nation's cultural and creative industries.
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