Frequently asked questions ILA 2018

General Trade Fair Information

Fair Dates and Opening Hours

25 – 29 April 2018               ILA Berlin 2018
25 – 27 April 2018               International Supplier Center (ISC)
27 – 29 April 2018               ILA CareerCenter

25 – 29 April 2018               ILA Conference
25 – 27 April 2018               Trade visitor days
28 – 29 April 2018               Public days

The exhibition is open daily from 10.00 am - 06.00 pm

If you attend a conference that starts at 9.00 am you may access the fairground at both entrances from 8.00 am.

The ILA exhibition ground

ILA Berlin takes place at the Berlin ExpoCenter Airport, which was inaugurated at ILA 2012. Located directly adjacent to BER, the capital’s future new airport.

Adress: Berlin ExpoCenter Airport, Messestr.1, 12529 Schoenefeld (Selchow)

Search on Google Maps: Type in "Berlin ExpoCenter Airport"

Aviation industry information

Further information and news on the aviation industry is also available on the BDLI website.


Please find the contact information oft he ILA Team here: Contact person.

We are looking forward to receive you inquiry via Email at:

Travel information

Arrival with public transportation 

There are different public transportation options to ensure you a comfortabel journey to the ILA exhibition grounds. We have gathered the information on how to travel with train, subway and regional trains here.

GPS Coordinates

Degree: N 52.35167° E 13.47417°
Degree, decimal minutes: N 52° 21.1' E 013° 28.45'
Degree, decimal minutes, seconds: N 52° 21' 06" E 013° 28' 27"

Exhibitor information



You can find the registration and all relevant information and the terms and conditions on our website.

Ansprechpartner für Aussteller

The ILA team is there for you, please contact us

Stand prices

Please find information on our price structure on the price overview. We are happy to help you.  

ILA Chalets

The individual designable ILA-Chalets offer you a special possibility to receive your customers, hold a reception or networking event in a very thrilling atmosphere away from the general fair hustle. Take advantage of your own terrace and enjoy the open view of the ILA flight line. The flexibility of the ILA-Chalets makes an individual adaption easy and possible. Find out more about chalets on our website.

Further information: ILA Chalets

Times for construction and dismantling

First construction day*: April 12, 2018 - 7.00 am - 10.00 pm
Last construction day*: April 24, 2018 – 7.00 am - 10.00 pm

First dismantling day*: April 30, 2018 - 7.00 am - 10.00 pm
Last dismantling day*: May 05, 2018 – 7.00 am - 10.00 pm

*subject to change

Visitor Information

Trade visitor definition

A trade visitor is defined by his professional interest in the aviation and aerospace industry. Trade visitors have to register with their personal data including a business card in order to purchase a ticket. The minimum age is 18 years.

Trade visitor and public visitor days

Starting Wednesday April 25th until Friday April 27th the ILA Berlin is open for trade visitors only. The minimum age is 18 years.

Starting Saturday April 28th until Sunday April 29th the ILA is open for trade visitors and the general public.

Minors until 15 years of age have to accompanied by an adult in order to visit the exhibition.


The German Federal foreign office provides a list with visa requirements for different countries.

More information:
Visa requirements

Messe Berlin foreign representatives will gladly help you to obtain a visa. You can also consult the German Embassy in your country.

More information:
Messe Berlin foreign representatives

Exhibitor Search

The ILA Virtual Market Place is the ILA Online Catalogue. All ILA 2018 exhibitors will be added gradually.   

Further information:
Virtual Market Place

Prohibited Items

Due to security reasons it is strictly prohibited to bring the following items to the fair ground:

• weapons
• balloons
• gas bottles
• foldable chairs / camp chairs
• animals

Tickets, prices and reduced fares

ILA tickets can be purchased in our ticket shop that will be online in December.

Ticket prices

Trade Visitor - valid from 25 - 27 April 2018

Day ticket costs 55,- € per person
Permanent ticket costs 135,- € per person

Public Visitor - valid from 28 - 29 April 2018

Day ticket costs 22,- € per person
Day ticket reduced* costs 14,- €
Public visitor Friday from 2.00 pm
ILA Career Center Ticket students* Friday. from 10 am - 6 pm

*pupils, students

Shuttle Service

To the East entrance shuttle busses operate regularly from the following stations:

On public visitor days additionally from the following stations:

To the West entrance shuttle busses operate regularly from the following stations:
PARKING P1 (only on trade visitor days, for mobility reduced persons)

All information regarding shuttle busses can be found in our Getting to ILA Berlin flyer.

Pastoral Care

In any emergency or need of assistance you may contact our pastoral care at:

Tel. +49 30 243 44 291
Email: notfallseelsorge-berlin@ekbo.de

More information: http://notfallseelsorge-berlin.de/ (available only in German)


Press releases

All press conferences, the ILA photo service and contact person can be found here on our homepage.

Please find current press releases here.