Mumbai airport main runaway shut after rain

August 11th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The main runway of the Mumbai airport was shut Monday afternoon as its surface was damaged by heavy rain, an official said. The Mumbai International Pvt Ltd spokesperson said: “The runway is being closed for maintenance as there is some patch work which needs to be done; this might take at least an half hour.”

Added an airport official: “The main runway 9/27 is undergoing repair works and runway 14/32 cannot be used due to poor visibility.”

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