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DAC VGHS Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport – Slots, Ground Handling & Aircraft Services

An operational guide including slots, ground handling and other aircraft services for operating to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport ( DAC / VGHS ) Dhaka, Bangladesh

All information listed below is provided by Aviation Support Limited.

General Operational Information:

Types of traffic permitted at DAC, VGHS are IFR/VFR.

Available fuel is Jet A-1 and AVGAS 100LL (Pack Drum). Fuelling facilities include a hydrant dispenser and a bowser refueling for 24 hours.

If a hanger is required for a visiting aircraft, it can be arranged directly through Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

Fuel uplifts are also available as per fuel nomination, and tech-stops are allowed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

Furthermore, you can also find more contact information and documents on the Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority by visiting the CAA section in the  Bangladesh Country Page.

Airport & Customs Hours:

Airport and Customs are open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Watch Hour timings are also 24/7.

Health and Sanitation, AIS briefing office, ATS reporting office, MET briefing office & Air traffic service are all open 24 hours.

Fuelling, handling and security are also available 24 hours.

Aircraft Services:

Services provided by ASL at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport include;

  • Crew & PAX transportation
  • Flight planning
  • Ground handling
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Landing & OVF permits
  • Fuel
  • Catering
  • Cabin cleaning

For more information on the full list of services and contact details for ASL at VGHS, kindly visit this page.

Slots & PPR:

Slots & PPR are likewise not a requirement when operating to DAC, VGHS.

Kindly note that peak periods are at night, from 2200 to 0400 AM.

The lead time for the processing of permits is 72 hours for overflight permits and 96 hours for a landing permit.

FBO Facilities:

There is also an FBO facility available at DAC, VGHS by ASL.

It is located at their ATC Tower Building, Room No-105, HSIA, Kurmitola, Dhaka-1229.

Furthermore, if you require any FBO-related services, kindly contact:

  • Md. Rakibul Aziz – Manager, Mission Planner.
    • Cellphone Number: +8801704173337
  • Zakir Hussain Khan – Manager, Operations.
    • Cellphone Number: +8801704173332
Visas, Customs & Immigration:

Airport access is available for crew. Crew must have ID, passports and GENDEC.

Furthermore, or more information on the visa requirements for Bangladesh, kindly visit this website.

Finally, for any further inquiries or if you would require services at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport – kindly contact Aviation Support Limited

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