To ensure the safety of passengers and success of the Bengaluru air show, the Kempegowda International Airport will be partially closed for commercial flight operations during the days of practice and the main show.
Aero space exhibition “Aero India 2019” will be held in Bengaluru from February 20 to Feb 24.
KIA will be shut for commercial flights during particular hours from February 14 to February 24, which includes practice days, full dress rehearsal, inauguration ceremony and air display, among others.
BIAL is working with airlines, whose services will be impacted during this period, to ensure minimal disruption to their existing schedule during the reduced operating hours.
Passenger convenience will be ensured with the respective airlines sharing all information on the change in airport operations and the cancelled/revised flight timings during the show.
The 12th edition of the trade event will showcase technologies and products of global and Indian aerospace and defence firms, with static and flying display of military and civil aircraft, including fighters, jets, helicopters and air weapons.
Besides global leaders and investors in the aerospace industry, think-tanks from the world over are expected to participate in the event, organised by the Defence Ministry along with other related organisations.
Here are the details of the closure timings:
- Feb 14th – Feb 17th (1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
- Feb 18th – Feb 19th (10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
- Feb 20th (09:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
- Feb 21st – Feb 24th (10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)