Airport name: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
ICAO code: VAAH
IATA Code: AMD
City Name: Ahmedabad
Fire Category: IX
Airport Operating Hours of VAAH airport / AMD airport: H24
Curfew and Restrictions of VAAH airport / AMD airport: Airport Runway is closed for operation between 0430-0930 UTC on every Sunday.
(It is recommended to check GA restriction and curfew before you operate into VAAH airport)
CIQ Hours of VAAH airport / AMD airport: H24
Slots/PPR requirements at VAAH airport / AMD airport: Airport slots are required when you operate in VAAH airport. Slots are requested via e-mail / fax from the airport slot coordinator. This is generally done by the agent or handler on the behalf of operator. VAAH airport is the airport with slot validity of (+) 45 (-) 15 minutes.
Parking Availability at VAAH airport / AMD airport: Limited overnight parking is available in VAAH airport with prior approval only. VAAH airport implement temporary parking restrictions from time to time. It’s always recommended to confirm all parking arrangements well in advance. Most of the parking stands at VAAH airport need aircraft to be pushed back before departure using tow bar and push truck. VAAH airport also have few power in and self power out parking stands subject to availability. It is mandatory regulation to carry tow bar on board the aircraft, however tow bar for some of the GA aircrafts are available at VAAH airport.
Port of entry/exit VAAH airport / AMD airport: Yes, VAAH airport is port of entry/exit.
Crew visa requirements for GA flights in India: All general aviation crew arriving in India must carry with them a valid BUSINESS VISA issued by the Indian Embassy / Consulate or an E-BUSINESS VISA available online. If time permitting, it is recommended that they carry with them a valid Business Visa issued by the Indian Embassy/Consulate.
For applying the Business Visa, some Embassies ask for an invitation/sponsorship letter which VVIP Flight will gladly provide.
Pax visa requirements for GA flights in India: All Pax must arrive with valid Indian visa or Indian e-visa (available online).
E-visa acceptable VAAH airport / AMD airport: Yes E-visa facility is available in VAAH airport. E-visa is acceptable at VAAH Airport.
Ground Handler at VAAH airport / AMD airport: VVIP Flight (firstname.lastname@example.org) can assist you with your Landing permits, Ground handling, slots, parking, CIQ coordination, Catering coordination, Aviation Fuel coordination, Ground transportation arrangements, flight dispatch, weather services, hotel arrangements and other GA flight services at VAAH airport / AMD airport
VAAH Landing Permit Notice Period: It takes 03 working days to obtain landing permit (flight should operate on 4th day) except flights originating from PRC countries i.e. China, North Korea, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, and Nigeria. It takes 07 working days to obtain landing permission for flights originating from PRC countries (flight should operate on 8th day).
GA Lounge/Terminal at VAAH airport / AMD Airport: General aviation lounge is not available at VAAH airport.
Tow Bar requirements at VAAH airport / AMD airport: VAAH airport have few power in and self power out parking stands subject to availability. Most of the parking stands at VAAH airport are self power in and pushed back parking stands. It is mandatory regulation to carry tow bar on board the aircraft in India, however tow bar of some of the business aircrafts are available with the handler at VAAH airport. It is advised to check tow bar availability before the flight operation.
Caterer at VAAH /AMD airport: It is recommended to bring catering from 5 star hotels as there is no good caterer available at the airport. We can also assist in arranging catering at VAAH airport from nearby 5 star hotels on request.
Jet Fuel at VAAH / AMD airport: Fuel facility is H24 available at VAAH airport.
Hotel at VAAH airport: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Novotel Hotel, Radission and Courtyard by Marriott Ahmedabad are some good hotel options available in the city.
Places to Visit: Ahmedabad is a major city in the state of Gujarat and one of western India’s most important cities. It is a startling metropolis with a rich Mughal heritage; a city where the old combines with modern infrastructure and has given rise to a major business powerhouse. From fascinating buildings excellent museums, brilliant restaurants, and thrilling night markets, Ahmedabad has a lot to offer. . Some of the top attractions to see in Ahmedabad is Swaminarayan Temple, Dada Hari Wav, Sabarmati Ashram (once the residence of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba) etc.
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