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Terminal 2 of the Mumbai Airport bestowed with American Institute of Architects Award 2020

American Institute of Architects Award commemorates Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport's stunning architecture

Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world; second busiest in India when it comes to sheer passenger traffic. The airport caters to over 50 million passengers each year and is spread over an expansive property of 1,450 acres. The terminal 2 of the very airport has been conferred with the prestigious American Institute of Architects Award 2020.


The airport is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful ones in the world especially if you consider the 'Jaya He' museum, a small museum complex dedicated to many cultural, traditional and historical artefacts.

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is an award that is honoured to licensed American architects for their outstanding work, build and performance. The award this year was presented to the American architecture firm Skidwell, Owings & Merill LLP (SOM) and GVK Mumbai international Airport Private Limited (MAIL) for building the beautiful Terminal 2 of Mumbai's international airport.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA), is known for its grand architecture, yet the Terminal 2 will have to be the finest and the most thought provoking pieces of art there is. The terminal is lined with India's inherent cultural beauty, the stunning artistry and the intricacy we are known for. The 'Jaya He' museum in the terminal especially honours this heritage with its cleverly designed walls which each passenger looks at when entering the country.

The terminal which includes domestic as well as international passengers was built in 2013 and is now entering its seventh year.

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Mumbai airport is undoubtedly our favourite in the country, yet the international acknowledgement of Terminal 2's beauty is a testament to India's architectural prowess. So the next time your flight connects to Terminal 2, linger back, look at the beautiful walls, the breathtaking museum and take a minute to appreciate the finery around you.

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