About MIAL

  • Mumbai International Airport Limited(MIAL) is a Joint Venture company between GVK led consortium and Airports Authority of India
  • GVK Consortium has a share of 74% and Airports Authority of India has a share of 26%
  • MIAL has started commercial operations as a custodian for the air cargo terminal, Mumbai in the year 2006.
  • Air cargo terminal, Mumbai is operated by two custodian’s and MIAL holds a market share of 80%.

Air Cargo – Key Features

  • Annual throughput capacity: 540675 MT
  • Separate storage facilities : Hazardous, Temperature Control & Valuable/Vulnerable Cargo
  • Separate storage areas for sensitive and heavy cargo in imports: Cars, Machinery, Air Craft engines, Helicopters etc.
  • Multilevel Racking System: 03 level
  • Dedicated equipment: Forklifts(3MT,5MT,10MT), X-Ray Machines, CCTV & Hydraulic trolleys
  • Dedicated parking bays for Freighters: 05 No’s
  • Office space: Airlines, Regulatory Authorities and Freight Forwarders

Key Facilities

Facility Area(Sq.Mts) One Time Holding Capacity(MT) Temperature Range Key Feature
State of the art Perishable Centre 1844 167 +18 to -20 One time holding of 40 ULD’s
Export Cold Storage 128 123 +2 to +8 and +15 to +25 Dedicated for Pharmaceuticals and Medicines
Import Cold Storage 564 426 0 to +8, 0 to -10, +5 to +25 04 plug in points for temperature controlled containers
Dangerous Goods-Exports 45 10 - Approved by DGCA
Dangerous Goods-Imports 400 50 - Separate Radioactive Enclosure. Approved by DGCA, BARC
Valuable/Vulnerable - - - 24/7 Security Surveillance
24/7 Lock and Key
24/7 CCTV Surveillance

Operational Excellence

0- 3 days 52% 57% 60% 60% 57% 57%
4th day 11% 10% 5% 10% 9% 43%
5th day 7% 7% 3% 6% 6%
Above 5 days 29% 26% 32% 24% 28%
  • Delivered 847MT of import cargo in a single day and created an All India record in the month of April 2012.
  • Handled 768MT of export cargo in a single day in the month of May2012.
  • Continuously achieving zero un-traceability, zero damage and zero wet condition to packages in both exports and imports
  • Reduced imports dwell time from 11 days to 6 days in imports with the support from customs.


  • Commissioned 03 additional reefer containers in imports to cater the growing demand of temperature controlled cargo
  • Installed 30MT weigh bridge for ULD weighment and generation of airline ULD tags
  • Procured 30 Hydraulic pump trolleys for warehouse operations
  • Enhanced the monthly throughput capacity in imports by 1000MT from 3500MT to 4500MT by adding 955 additional racks
  • Created additional storage area in the airside to enhance import capacity
  • Created exclusive hazardous goods storage in exports (10MT) and imports (50MT)
  • Added a separate radioactive storage area approved by DGCA and BARC in imports dangerous goods facility
  • Facilitated approach roads with dedicated lanes for export, import, temperature controlled vehicles and vehicles carrying odd size cargo.
  • Commissioned 03 reefer containers in exports catering an additional capacity of 87MT for temperature controlled pharmaceuticals and medicines
  • Created sterile and non-sterile zones in exports as per BCAS requirements
  • Truck dock expansion and facilitation of dock levelers is under process

Key Contacts

MIAL Cargo is headed by Mr. Manoj Singh, Vice President-Cargo

SL No Designation Contact Person Contact Number Email Id
1 GM Cargo Mr. PVC Shekar 022-66850312 pvcshekar@csia.gvk.com
2 GM Security Mr. Lokesh Uttarwar   022-66852370  lokesh.uttarwar@csia.gvk.com
3 Shift Operations-Security Shift Duty Manager 9930144169 cargo.security@gvk.com
4 Senior Manager- Export Operations Mr. Nandan Kanchan  022-66851382 nandan.kanchan@gvk.com
5 Shift Operations-Exports Shift Duty Manager  9167213622/ 9167213694 shiftops.exports@gvk.com
6 Manager-Import Operations Mr. Nasir Mohamed  022-66851378 nasir.mohamed@gvk.com
7 Shift Operations-Imports Shift Duty Manager  9167213667 shiftops.imports@gvk.com
8 Senior Manager- Airside Operations Mr. William D'Costa  022-66851349 william.dcosta@gvk.com
9 Manager-Landside Operations Mr. Ashok Satavase  022-66850314 ashok.satavase@gvk.com