In honor of Republic Day, Delhi Airport will cease all flight operations from January 19 to January 26, 2024, between 10:20 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. IST. Delhi International Airport Limited has informed us that arrivals and departures are affected by the temporary suspension for the designated period.

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Due to Republic Day celebrations, there will be no aircraft arriving or departing from the Delhi Airport between 10:20 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. IST from January 19 through January 26, 2024.

Delhi International Airport Limited tweeted, “Due to Republic Day celebrations, no flights will arrive or depart from Delhi Airport between 10:20 am and 12:45 pm IST from January 19 to January 26, 2024.”

Passengers should contact the relevant airline operators for the most up-to-date flight information.

Airspace restrictions will be applied in the national capital for 11 days this month as part of Republic Day preparations.

Non-scheduled and chartered flights are forbidden from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on January 19 through 25, as well as on January 26 and 29. There will be no disruption to scheduled flights during this time.

The Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) issued by the Airports Authority of India details the limitations that apply from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on January 26 and 29, along with a full flight stoppage on Republic Day from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The officials further stated that NOTAM will not affect state-owned aircraft or helicopters that are in flight with a state’s governor or chief minister, nor will it affect IAF, BSF, or Army aviation helicopter operations.

On January 26, 2024, India will commemorate its 75th Republic Day, marking the historic day when the nation finished transforming into an independent republic following the ratification of the Constitution.

This year’s honored guest, French President Emmanuel Macron, will be the country’s sixth head of state to take part in Republic Day festivities.

The police added that there will be no traffic movement on the Kartavya Path section between India Gate and Vijay Chowk. In order to travel without difficulty, drivers are encouraged to heed police officers’ real-time traffic updates.

During the designated period, the DMRC also recommended travelers factor in the risk of lengthy lines at metro stations while planning their routes.