Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) will partially suspend commercial flight operations for ten days beginning on 8 February 2023. This is a standard procedure that occurs every two years. The 14th edition of Aero India-2023 is being held in Bengaluru from February 13 to 17.
There will be a partial suspension of airspace for civil aircraft operations at the Bengaluru airport, according to airport authorities.
“There will be airspace closure for civil flights operation at BLR airport as per the below schedule. For queries on revised/changed flight schedules, please connect with your respective airline,” tweeted Bangalore International Airport Limited (BAIL) as it shared the schedule.
Flight times at Bengaluru airport from February 8-17:
Prices for Aero India 2023 tickets
There are three different kinds of visitor tickets available. Business Visitor Ticket, General Visitor Ticket, and Air Display Viewing Area (ADVA) Visitor Ticket. General and ADVA tickets are valid for a single day and single entrance only. The Business pass, meanwhile, is valid for a single day with multiple entries.
The general visitor ticket (for the Exhibition and ADVA) is ₹2500 for Indian citizens and $50 for foreigners. The admission charge for ADVA visitors is ₹1000 for Indian citizens and $50 for foreign nationals.
Business visitor permits cost ₹5,000 for Indian citizens and $150 for foreign nationals. The prices for all types of passes are inclusive of GST.
Aero India’s website indicates that a total of 731 exhibitors (633 Indian and 98 foreign) have registered for the airshow. Since 1996, thirteen successful editions of Aero India have been held in Bengaluru, earning it a reputation as one of the world’s most prestigious aerospace exhibits.