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Formula One Grand Prix - Abu Dhabi - 24-26.November

November 18, 2017


The FORMULA ONE ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX is the most glamorous weekend of the year, it remains the biggest international event in the United Arab Emirates and its capital city Abu Dhabi with a 60,000 person crowd. The event attracts many visitors and high traffic of private flight and general aviation operators.


1. Formula One Grand Prix - Abu Dhabi venue.


The main race takes place 1500-1900 local on Sunday November 26. There will be preliminary races on Friday and Saturday the 24 and 25 November at the Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island, about 30 minutes from central.  


2. Abu Dhabi Airports


Abu Dhabi has two airport options – OMAA and OMAD.  Both are 24-hour airports of entry (AOEs), located close to the city center, complete with FBOs and full business aviation services. OMAA is the scheduled commercial airport while OMAD is focused on business aviation.



3. Hotels

Stay on Yas Island itself to be close to the circuit, you can take the free shuttles or even walk to your seat or hospitality area. There are 7 hotels to choose from including the famous Yas Island Viceroy Hotel with views of the race track. 


4. Ground handling


Both OMAA and OMAD have FBOs available with full GA support infrastructure and services. Note that during busy periods of commercial aviation movements OMAA can become somewhat congested with possible delays for fuel uplift, services and ground taxi. Ground support equipment (GSE) is available at both locations.


Closest airport to the race event, other than the two Abu Dhabi airports is, Al Maktoum (OMDW) 47 miles away. Should you choose to park at OMDW it’s about a 90-minute drive to the Yas Marina Circuit.


5. Local transportation


You may consider pre-paid (car with driver) transport or even public taxis from reputable companies for crew transport. UBER services are also available. If you wish to arrange secure transport this is also available but it’s best to book early due to high VIP demand over this time period.

Should you require any quotation for the applicable handling charges or airport fees, please don’t hesitate to contact Sonic Jet Sales team of fill out the quotation request form.  


Check the official website of the even, buy your tickets and more... Read here



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