Vijayawada International Airport
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Business Aircraft Ops to Vijayawada International Airport, VOBZ airport, VGA airport, India

Airport name: Vijayawada International Airport

ICAO code: VOBZ                                             


City Name: Vijayawada

Country: India

Fire Category: VII

Airport Operating Hours of VOBZ airport / VGA airport: 0120-1630 UTC

Curfew and Restrictions of VOBZ airport / VGA airport: Nil

 (It is recommended to check GA restriction and curfew before you operate into VOBZ airport)

CIQ Hours of VOBZ airport / VGA airport: 0120-1630 UTC

Slots/PPR requirements at VOBZ airport / VGA airport: Airport slots are required when you operate in VOBZ 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.

Parking Availability at VOBZ airport / VGA airport: Limited overnight parking is available in VOBZ airport with prior approval only. VOBZ 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 VOBZ airport need aircraft to be pushed back before departure using tow bar and push truck. VOBZ airport also have few power in and self-power out parking stands subject to availability.

Port of entry/exit VOBZ airport / VGA airport: Yes, VOBZ 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 VOBZ airport / VGA airport: E-visa facility is not available at VOBZ airport

Ground Handler at VOBZ airport / VGA airport: VVIP Flight ( 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 VOBZ airport / VGA airport.

VOBZ 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 VOBZ airport / VGA Airport: General aviation lounge is not available at VOBZ airport.

Tow Bar requirements at VOBZ airport / VGA airport:  VOBZ airport have few power in and self-power out parking stands subject to availability. Some of the parking stands at VOBZ airport are self-power in and pushed back parking stands. It is mandatory regulation to carry tow bar on board the aircraft in India. It is advised to check tow bar availability before the flight operation.

Caterer at VOBZ /VGA airport:  Catering facility is not available at VOBZ. We can also assist in arranging catering at VOBZ airport from nearby 5-star hotels on request.

Jet Fuel at VOBZ / VGA airport: Fuel facility is available during airport watch hours at VOBZ airport.

Hotel at VOBZ airport:  Novotel Vijayawada and The Gateway Hotel Vijayawada are some good options available in the city.

Places to Visit: Located on the banks of the Krishna River, Vijayawada is a beautiful city in the heart of Andhra Pradesh. Providing the best of both the worlds to the travelers, Vijayawada is nothing short of spectacular tourist attractions. The old town depicts the attractions of the city, its rich history and cultural past while the new town allows tourists to enjoy the modern architecture and the metropolitan lifestyle.

Surrounded by the Bay of Bengal, the rivers Krishna and Budameru and the Indrakiladri Mountains, Vijayawada is indeed a charming city to find solace in.

Given its splendid historical existence, traces of which can be found even today, Vijayawada has plenty to offer to history buffs. Various ancient structures can be found around the city adding to its charm. Take a tour of its historic mountains and get a glimpse of the prosperous heritage of the ‘Land of Victory’. 

If you have any questions about this article or would like assistance planning your next trip to India, contact us or (OPS)- (+91)-8010686868.

Note: Regulations, watch hours, NOTAM, Fire category or any other information given in above article are subject to change from time to time, for latest information please feel free to contact us.

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