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National Day Parade to Affect Nearly 500 Flights at KLIA

Nearly 500 flights will be affected when the airspace near the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA & KLIA2) is closed every morning for five days next week in preparation for Merdeka celebrations. The National Day parade will feature an aerobatic performance by the air force. 

This year, the parade will be held in Putrajaya, close to the two airports in Sepang. A total of 498 flights in and out of KLIA & KLIA2 are expected to be affected as a results of the closures, which will run from 0930 hours to 1030 hours from 27 August to 31 August 2018. 

The closure are important to ensure the success of the National Day 2018 flypast. The priority is to ensure the safety of the airspace and movement of aircraft at KLIA & KLIA2. The close may involve additional arrangements that could lead to flight delays. 

Guest travelling during this period as advised to contact airlines and airport authorities for the latest information and schedules. 

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