Several road closures will begin on Wednesday as the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival begins.

The City of Battle Creek announced Tuesday the closures for the upcoming week near the WK Kellogg Airport. These closures will only affect those that normally drive the area, with the roads only being available for event traffic.

Helmer Road between Dickman Road and West Columbia Avenue will be closed from 4 to 10:30pm Wednesday, July 3rd, 9am to 11pm Thursday, July 4th through Saturday, July 6th and from 9am to 9pm Sunday, July 7th.

There are additional closures on Helmer from Dickman to Territorial and 24th Street from West Columbia to Lakeshore from 6:45 to 10am Saturday, July 6th for the Battle Creek Half Marathon and 5K.

The City has also announced that there will be no additional road closures during the air shows taking place this week. Those shows are daily afternoon shows Thursday through Sunday.