Current Tallest ATC Tower in India : Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Mumbai)
Upcoming Tallest ATC Tower in India : Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Mumbai) is constructed with tallest ATC tower in India with the 30-storey building and the height of 83.8 meters which is control by the ground based controllers who direct aircraft in the space and on the the runway too.
ATC is a service that controls the traffic at airspace, which is controlled by the Ground-Based controller and guide the aircraft directly from the ground, every airport has there own ATC tower. ATC have to face some problems such as weather, hijacking, air space congestion, to Know more about Air Traffic Control Tower read our another article Air Traffic Control
But, the new ATC Tower under constructor at Delhi International Airport also known as Indira Gandhi International Airport will gone Tallest ATC Tower In India. Through this new Air Traffic Control Tower, the controllers can maximized the utilization of their three runways per hours via 360 degree view and with the new runway it will become India’s first and only Airport with four runways, said by “PRABHAKARA RAO” CEO, Delhi International Airports Limited (DIAL).
The New ATC which is under construction will all set to preform operations from the starting week of December 2016. Delhi Air Traffic Control Tower will be the tallest ATC Tower in India with the height of 101.9 meters and able to reported over 350 crore.
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The Old ATC Tower at “DIAL” has the height of 60 meter which was constructed in 1996 and its exist six years ago.
At present the tallest ATC Tower in India is constructed at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Mumbai) which was named on the name of 17th-century Maratha emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the 35th busiest airport in the world and second in India after Delhi as per the International Airports Council and it has the busiest runway in the country in the term of cargo traffic.
The airport handling the record of 51 movements per hour on September-16-2016. It has the 5 working terminal with covering the operational area of 1,850 acres (750 hectares).
The Airport also won the Best Airport Award “ASQ” in the category of 25-40 million passengers per annum by International Airports Council.
Also won award for “Best Airport in India and Central Asia” by World Airport Awards at Skytrax 2016.