Astana Airport changes flight schedule in connection with preparations for the military parade

Temporary restrictions on airspace use will be imposed in Astana during the preparation and holding of the military parade, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the formation of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Commercial flights will not be able to arrive and depart from Astana International airport between 9:20 hours to 13:00 on April 21, 25, 26 and between 10:00 hours to 13:00 on April 28, 29 and May 2, 3, 4 and 7.

Moreover restrictions on airspace of Astana can be imposed on reserve days – April 24, 27, 30 and May 6 – if the rehearsal time of the air part of the parade changes due to the weather conditions or for other reasons.

The airlines have been informed about temporary airspace closure in advance in order to adjust the flight schedule.  Taking into account the experience of the previous years, in the days of the events in April and May, the air traffic will be organized to avoid or minimize time of possible delays.