The airport released a notification on Saturday evening, notifying the public about the temporary closure of the airspace for 45 minutes on 19 November. According to SVPI, the airspace will be inaccessible from 13:25 to 14:10 hours. The closure is necessary to accommodate an air display conducted by the Indian Air Force.
The SVPI Airport management has issued a notification urging passengers to allow extra time for travel-related procedures and mandatory security protocols. Additionally, passengers are strongly recommended to verify their flight schedules with their respective airlines as a result of airspace closure.
Akasa Air Airlines has released a travel advisory notifying passengers that there may be delays in the arrival and departure of flights in Ahmedabad due to the closure of airspace.
The airline posted on X that flights arriving and departing from Ahmedabad may encounter delays on 19th Nov 2023, from 13:15 hrs to 14:10 hrs, due to the closure of airspace caused by the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 finals.
India and Australia are set to face off in the highly anticipated final of the ICC One-Day International (ODI) World Cup 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In preparation for this momentous occasion, the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (SVPI) in Ahmedabad has made necessary arrangements to welcome and accommodate the influx of cricket enthusiasts arriving for the ODI World Cup 2023 Final match at the Narendra Modi Stadium.