Airports in Sri Lanka
Ampara (Sinhala: අම්පාර, Tamil: அம்பாறை) is the main town of Ampara District, governed by an Urban Council. It’s located in the Eastern Province, Sri Lanka, about 360 km from the capital city of Colombo. It was a part of the domain of Kavantissa (2nd century BCE) and was then known as ‘Ambaragama’, which over the years […]
Batticaloa Airport (Tamil: மட்டக்களப்பு விமான நிலையம், Sinhala: මඩකලපුව ගුවන්තොටුපළ) (IATA: BTC, ICAO: VCCB) is an air force base and domestic airport on the island of Thimilathiu in eastern Sri Lanka. Located approximately 2.4 km (1.5 mi) south east of the city of Batticaloa, the airport is also known as SLAF Batticaloa.
Bentota is a town in Sri Lanka,located on the southern tip of the Galle District of the Southern Province, about 7–8 kilometres (4.3–5.0 mi) south of Beruwala on the A2 highway. Its population is estimated to be between 25,000-50,000. The name comes from a mythical story which dates back to kings time saying a demon called […]
China Bay Airport (Tamil: சீனக்குடா விமான நிலையம், Sinhala: චීන වරාය ගුවන්තොටුපළ) (IATA: TRR, ICAO: VCCT) is an air force base and domestic airport in China Bay in eastern Sri Lanka. Located approximately 7 km (4.3 mi) south west of the city of Trincomalee, the airport is also known as Trincomalee Airport and SLAF China Bay. Originally built by […]
Jaffna (Tamil: யாழ்ப்பாணம் Yalpanam, Sinhala: යාපනය Yāpanaya) is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. It is the administrative headquarters of the Jaffna district located on a peninsula of the same name. With a population of 88,138, Jaffna is Sri Lanka’s 12th largest city. Jaffna is approximately six miles away from Kandarodai […]