Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (IATA: BOM, ICAO: VABB), IATA airport code – "BOM" – is derived from Bombay, Mumbai's former name. formerly known as Sahar International Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai Metropolitan Area, India. It is the second busiest airport in the country in terms of total and international passenger traffic after Delhi, and was the 14th busiest airport in Asia and 29th busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic. The airport is the second busiest in the country in terms of cargo traffic also. It has also won the "Best Airport in India and Central Asia" award at the Skytrax 2016 World Airport Awards. The airfield & RAF Santacruz was constructed in the 1930s. It was a home to several RAF squadrons during World War II from 1942 to 1947.The Airport covered an area of about 1,500 acres and initially had three runways. The apron existed on the south side of runway 09/27, and the area, referred to today as the "Old Airport", houses, among others, maintenance hangars of Air India, Air Works India and MIAL's General Aviation Terminal.