Airport name: Kempegowda International Airport
ICAO code: VOBL
IATA Code: BLR
City Name: Bangalore
Airport Operating Hours of VOBL airport / BLR airport: H24
Curfew and Restrictions of VOBL airport / BLR airport: VOBL/BLR airport runway is closed for operation between 0700-0930 UTC on every Tuesday.
(It is recommended to check GA restriction and curfew before you operate into VOBL airport)
CIQ Hours of VOBL airport / BLR airport: H24
Slots/PPR requirements at VOBL airport / BLR airport: Airport slots are required when you operate in VOBL airport / BLR 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. VOBL airport / BLR airport is the airport with slot validity of (+) 45 & (-) 15 minutes.
Parking Availability at VOBL airport / BLR airport: Overnight parking is available in VOBL airport / BLR airport with prior by approval only. VOBL airport / BLR airport implements temporary parking restrictions from time to time. It is always recommended to confirm all parking arrangements well in advance. VOBL apron has both power in- push back and power in – power out parking stands, which is subject to availability and duration of parking. It is mandatory regulation to carry tow bar on board the aircraft, however tow bar for some of the GA aircrafts are available at VOBL airport / Bangalore airport.
Port of entry VOBL airport / BLR airport: Yes, VOBL airport / BLR airport is port of entry/exit.
Crew visa requirements for GA flights: 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.
E-visa acceptable VOBL airport / BLR airport: Yes E-visa facility is available in VOBL airport / BLR airport. E-visa is acceptable at VOBL airport / BLR airport.
Ground Handler at VOBL airport / BLR airport: VVIP Flight (firstname.lastname@example.org) can assist you with your permits, ground handling, slots, parking, CIQ coordination and other GA flight services at VOBL airport / BLR airport
VOBL Landing Permit Notice Period: It takes 3 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 requires 7 working days for flight originating from PRC country to obtain landing permission (flight should operate on 8th day).
GA Lounge/Terminal: General aviation lounge is not available for at VOBL airport / BLR airport.
Tow Bar requirements at VOBL airport / BLR airport: It is mandatory regulation to carry tow bar on board the aircraft in India, however tow bar for some of business aircrafts are available with the handler in airport like VOBL (Bangalore). It is advised to check tow bar availability before the flight operation.
Caterer at VOBL /BLR: Catering, laundry and dish cleaning facility are available with caterers at VOBL / BLR airport.
Jet Fuel at VOBL / BLR: Fuel facility is H24 available at VOBL airport.
Hotel at VOBL: Good 5 star hotels are available in the city which is approx one hour drive from VOBL airport. Taj Hotel, ITC Hotel, Four seasons and The Oberoi Hotel are few of them.
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