Aviation Navi Mumbai International Airport: Monsoon fury again shows why Mumbai desperately needs another airport Updated : July 03, 2019 04:02 PM IST There have been instances where the Mumbai airport was forced to handle more than 1,000 aircraft in a single day. Early this year, the primary runway was up for maintenance and flights had to be cancelled or rescheduled to accommodate operations via the secondary airport. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.