A GoAir Airbus A320 taxis in Mumbai (Photo: Sean d'Silva [GFDL 1.2 ( or GFDL 1.2 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

Mumbai Now the Busiest Single-Runway Airport in the World

Mumbai airport has stolen the title of the busiest airport in the world to operate with a single runway. The airport now handles 837 flights a day, a significant amount than the previous title holder, London Gatwick, which handles 757 flights a day. While the airport has two crossing runways, only one is open at any given time, the other serves as a secondary runway if the primary needs to be closed. Mumbai also knocked off Gatwick with for the…