Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake
The Bandaranaike International Airport also known as Colombo Airport and Katunakaye Airport, around 30 km north of Colombo, is Sri Lanka’s major international airport. Transportation to and from the airport is available in the form of buses and taxis.
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Arrival and Departure Terminals
Entry to the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake, is restricted to passengers and permit holders. Each passenger is entitled to three visitors. The same rule applies to those waiting to meet incoming passengers. There is also a vehicle parking fee of Rs.130 per vehicle. There are several shops in there transit and departure lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport which sell gems, ceramics, handicrafts, batiks, cut-flowers, books and picture postcards of Sri Lanka.
Lounges: Sri Lanka “First Class and Peacock”, and Airport & Aviation Service “Lotus”. Left Luggage Facilities: Left luggage counter at the outer porch of the arrival terminal/ 24 hour service.
24 hour service restaurant
Branches of Bank of Ceylon, Hatton National Bank, People’s Bank, Sampath Bank, Seylan Bank, located in arrivals and departure lobbies. 24 hour service.
Mobile Phone Rental
A mobile phone (GSM) rental booth is located at the arrival terminal at the public concourse. You can easily rent out a post paid mobile connection for your use in Sri Lanka. Top up cards are readily available in major towns. Advanced mobile technology such as 3G and GPRS service is available in the country.
Located at the arrival porch and transit lounge.