Airports in Sri Lanka

There are many well developed and well furnished airports in Sri Lanka. There are number of flights to the different parts of the world which take off from these airports. The list of the airports in Sri Lanka is given below:

Please cross check the information presented here if you are using it for any critical application - as information presented may be outdated as many changes are taking place in Sri Lanka airports. Bandaranayake International Airport (CMB) at Colombo it is also known by the name Katunayake International Airport also called sometimes as Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport its IATA code is CMB, and its ICAO is VCBI. This one is the only International Airport in Sri Lanka the airport is located in the city Katunayake which is situated at about 35 km to the north of Colombo the controller of the airport is the Airport and Aviation Services Limited of Sri Lanka. It is basically a center of the National Carrier i.e  Sri Lankan Airlines. It is the main hub for the Mihin Lanka also which is known as the Budget Sri Lankan airlines.

Facilities available for the passengers:

  • Total annual Capacity of 3, 60,000.
  • There are about 38 check-in table.
  • There are total 4 gates.
  • 579 short- term parking areas.
  • Three Airport Hotels available for the public.
  • There are all the facilities like Bank, Post Office, Restaurants, Bars, Cafeterias VIP Lounge, Travel Agent, Gift Shop, Tourist Helping table, Taxi/ auto rickshaw Service, Car Rental, First Aid, Disabled Access, Baby sitter and many more are there

Ampara Airport(ADP) at ampara:

Airport Code is ADP
Airport Name is Ampara
Runway Length is about 4000 ft.
Runway Elevation is approximately 323 ft
Located at Ampara
Longitudinal variation: 80° 25’ 0” E
Latitudinal variation: 8° 18’ 0” N
Code of World Area is 711
GMT Offset is -5.5

Bentota River Airport (BJT) at bentota river

Airport Code is BJT
Airport Name is Bentota River
Runway Length is about 4300ft
Runway Elevation is approximately 325ft
Located nearby Bentota River
Country is Sri Lanka
Country Abbreviation code is LK
Longitudinal variation is 79° 59’ 56” E
Latitudinal variation is 6° 25’ 16” N
Code of World Area is 711
GMT Offset is +0.0

Kondavattavan Tank Airport (AFK) at ampara


Airport code is AFk
Airport Name is Kondavattavan Tank
Runway Length is about 4500ft
Runway Elevation is approximately 320 ft
Located at Ampara
Longitudinal variation is 81° 40’ 0” E
Latitudinal variation is 7° 17’ 0” N
Code of World Area is 711
GMT Offset is +0.0

Anuradhapura Airport (ACJ) at Anuradhapura


Airport Code is ACJ
Airport Name is Anuradhapura
Runway Length is about 5400 ft
Runway Elevation is approximately 420 ft
Located at Anuradhapura
Longitudinal variation is 80° 23’ 0” E
Latitudinal variation is 8° 21’ 0” N
Code of World Area: 711
GMT Offset is +0.0

Batticaloa Airport (BTC) at Batticola

Airport Code is BTC
Airport Name is Batticaloa
Runway Length is about 3500 ft.
Runway Elevation is approximately 10 ft.
Located at Batticaloa
Country is Sri Lanka
Country Abbreviation code is LK
Longitudinal variation is 81° 40’ 0” E
Latitudinal variation is 7° 42’ 0” N
Code of World Area is 711
GMT Offset is -5.5

Weerawila Airport (WRZ) at Weerawila

Airport Code is WRZ
Airport Name is Wirawila
Runway Length is about 4435 ft
Runway Elevation is approximately 231 fts
Located at Wirawila
Longitudinal variation is 81° 14’ 7” E
Latitudinal variation is 6° 15’ 16” N
Code of World Area is 711
GMT Offset is about +6.0

Ratmalana Airport (RML) at Colombo

Airport code is RML
Name of the airport is Colombu Ratmalana Airport or simply known as Ratmalana Airport
longitudinal variation is 79° 53' 10" E
Latitudinal variation is 6° 49' 19" N
IATA code is RML
ICAO code is VCCC

Some other airports of Sri Lankan airport are mentioned below with their city of location

  • Dambulu Oya Tank Airport (DBU) at Dambula
  • Mawella Lagoon Airport (DIW) at Dickwella
  • AmparaiAirport (GOY) at Gal Oya
  • Castlereigh Reservoir Airport (NUF) at Hatton
  • Hingurakgoda Airport (HIM) at Hingurakgoda
  • Kankesanturai Airport (JAF) at Jaffna
  • Vic. Resevour Kandy Airport (KDW) at Kandy
  • PolgollaReservoir Airport (KDZ) at Katugastota
  • Katukurunda Slaf Base Airport (KTY) at Katukurunda
  • Kelaniya River Airport (KEZ) at Kelaniya
  • Koggala Airport (KCT) at Koggala
  • Mahaweli Airport (KDY) at Mahaweli
  • Minneriya Airport (MNH) at Minneriya
  • Sigiriya Slaf Base Airport (GIU) at Sigiriya
  • China Bay Airport (TRR) at Tricomalee

Thus the air transportation of Sri Lanka is based on these 23 places mentioned above. These are the centers from where the Sri Lankans airlines are managed and boarded for serving the Sri Lankans as well as for the visitors in the country.



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