U.S. Grand Prix 2017 Austin, Texas


U.S. Grand Prix 2017 Austin, Texas

Michael Prather | - 10/11/2017
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U.S. Grand Prix 2017 Austin, Texas: The U.S. Grand Prix gets underway at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, this October 20-22. Here is the operational information for Austin’s two airports.

Austin Bergstrom International Airport
  • Latitude/ longitude: N30-11.7/W097-40.2
  • Elevation: 542 ft.
  • Runway length: 11483 ft.
  • Magnetic Variation: 06 E
  • Fuel: JET / AVGAS
  • Location: Texas
  • Time zone: UTC/GMT -5 hours
Austin Executive Airport
  • Latitude/ longitude: N30-23.8/W097-34.0
  • Elevation: 620 ft.
  • Magnetic Variation: 05E
  • Fuel: JET / AVGAS
  • Location: Texas
  • Time zone: UTC/GMT -5 hours
Operational Information
  • TSA WAIVER may be required for private and non-scheduled flights
  • There are no parking restrictions


There are no NOTAMs in effect with relation to this event.  However, that is likely to change as the event nears.  Pilots are asked to check NOTAMs and with their local handlers before operating into these airports for any possible restrictions prior to the event.



  • A passport is required and all visitors must hold return/onward tickets
  • Any visitors who have visited Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone within the previous 21 days must enter at Atlanta (ATL), Chicago (ORD), Newark (EWR), New York (JFK) or Washington (IAD) and will be subject to screening and medical checks upon arrival
  • A visa is required
  • All visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay
  • All visitors must produce any documents required for their next destination

The following applies to those traveling under the U.S. Visa Waiver Program:

Each passenger must hold a passport (including biometric Emergency/Temporary passport) and be traveling as a tourist, on business or in transit. Passengers can make side trips to Canada, Mexico or Caribbean countries/islands, provided first entering the U.S. on a carrier participating in the Visa Waiver program (VWP). There will be no time extension given based on any of these departures.


The same regulations apply for crew member as for regular passengers.

Visa regulations for Airline Crews:

  • A D-Visa is valid for entry of aircrew members arriving in the USA on a flight operated by their own company
  • Such crew members must be listed as “crew” on the arrival manifesto
  • If an aircrew arrives on a flight of another carrier for the purpose of boarding a flight as a member of crew, they must have a valid C-1 visa
  • A Form I-95 must be filled out on arrival

For assistance planning your mission to U.S. Grand Prix 2017 Austin, Texas, contact hou@uas.aero