Delhi airspace to remain closed for an hour on Jan 23, 24, 26
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Last Updated: Friday, January 21, 2011, 21:26
  
New Delhi: In view of Republic Day celebrations, air space over the national capital will remain closed for an hour on January 23, 24 and 26.

Delhi's airspace would remain closed for all flight operations for an hour between 11.15 am and 12.15 pm for fly-past of Indian Air Force aircraft for Republic Day preparations on January 23, 24 and on January 26, a Delhi airport official said.

Full-dress rehearsal for the Republic Day celebrations would be held on January 23, he said, adding airspace restrictions were also implemented today at the IGI airport between 11.15 am and 12.15 pm.

The IGI airport's airspace remains closed for all flight operations between 11.15 am and 12.15 pm every year on January 23, 24 and January 26 for Republic Day celebrations.

On January 26, President Pratibha Patil will unfurl the tricolour and take the salute of marching contingents.

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will be the chief guest at the parade, which will also be attended by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the country's top political and military brass.

PTI


First Published: Friday, January 21, 2011, 21:26


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