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Business Aircraft Ops to Bangladesh

General Aviation (GA) flights operating into Bangladesh has to keep in mind peak commercial traffic periods while planning International trip to Bangladesh.

The following is an overview of what you need to know:

  • Popular Airports with CIQ facilities in Bangladesh: VGHS Airport (Dhaka airport) & VGEG (Chittagong Airport).
  • Landing Permit Lead Time and Requirements It takes 3 working days to obtain Bangladesh landing permit. The below mentioned documents and details are required to obtain landing permit:- A).Operator Name
  • B).Operator Address
  • C). Aircraft Type
  • D).Aircraft Registration Number
  • E). MTOW
  • F). Details of Crew
  • G). Details of Passenger
  • H). Flight Level
  • I) Flights Rules
  • J).Bangladesh FIR Entry Point & Exit point
  • K).Flight Schedule.
  • Valid Aircraft Documents
  • AOC with Operation Specification
  • Certificate of Registration
  • Certificate of Airworthiness
  • Certificate of Insurance
  • Radio License
  • Noise Certificate
  • TCAS and EGPWS Certificate 
  • Receiving party / Sponsors details ( Only required for Landing, Receiving part details are not required if ACFT is making Technical Landing for crew rest or refueling)
  • Parking considerations in Bangladesh: Overnight parking available at Bangladesh airport with prior approval only.  Bangladesh 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 airports in Bangladesh need aircraft to be pushed back before departure using tow bar and push truck. Power in and Self power out parking stands are also available subject to availability.
  • Airport slots and PPR in Bangladesh: When you operate to Bangladesh slots are required. 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.
  • General Aviation Crew Visa Requirements for Bangladesh: Crew of General aviation fight can enter on Gendec (require passport with min 06 months validity and crew ID).
  • Ground Handler at Bangladesh: VVIP Flight ( can assist you with your Landing permits, Diplomatic clearance, 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 all airports in Bangladesh.
  • Towing requirements : Power in/ Self powers out parking stands are available subject to availability but it is mandatory requirement to carry tow bar on board the aircraft while operating into Bangladesh airport.
  • Curfew and Restrictions : It is recommended to check GA restriction and curfew before you operate into Bangladesh.
  • Aviation Jet Fuel: Fuel facility is available at International airports in Bangladesh.
  • Caterer:  It is recommended to bring catering from 5 star hotels. Catering, laundry and dish cleaning facility are also available with caterers.
  • Hotels in Bangladesh: Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Le Meridian, The WestIn and Radisson Blu are some of good hotel options available in the city.

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

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

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