Please refresh the page and retry. A surprising airport has cemented its claim to being the busiest in the world after breaking its own world record for number of flights handled in a day.
An airport just broke the record for most flights handled in a single day
Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Hsoting hosted take-offs and landings over 24 hours, the most ever for a single-runway airport and surpassing its previous high of The period Ladies looking nsa CO Kersey 80644 from 5.
The Indian hub actually has two runways, but because they cross over each other only one can be used at a time. Using a solitary runway I am hosting tonight by the airport it in the same league as London Gatwick, San Diego Lindbergh and Geneva - but it trumps them all. Its 12,foot runway has an official capacity to handle 46 take-offs and departures an hour, but figures from Friday showed twice it saw 50 movements in an hour, once in the morning and once in the evening.
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The gap between two aircraft using the runway can be as short as 65 seconds. A land shortage in the area means the airport will likely never have two parallel runways so it has to maximise efficiency in managing its single strip. Despite its record, Chhatrapati Shivaji is not the busiest airport in India, an accolade held by Indira Gandhi International in Delhi, which boasts three runways.Housewives Looking Casual Sex Rincon Georgia
Last year the Delhi airport welcomed Thanks to falling fares and a growing middle class, India has been identified rhe one of the fastest growing regions in terms of air travel. Iata, the global airline association, in October said passenger numbers are set to double by to 7.
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Currently the seventh largest domestic market in the world, by it will be third. Last year Indian carriers flew about million domestic passengers. Bythat number will be about million.
Neither make the world top 20, a chart airpor by Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International in Georgia, US, withtake-offs and landings in It does, however, have six runways. Eight of the top 10 are American airports, with Tokyo International in fifth and Charles de Gaulle, Paris, in tenth, the only exceptions.
London Heathrow came 11th. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta remains at the top, welcoming a whopping , passengers through its doors in Beijing is second, followed by Dubai, Los Angeles and Tbe. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future.
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