Ratmalana Airport Rathmalana airport is the main airport for domestic flights . It and is situated 12 15 km south of capital from Colombo City.
It used to be an international airport but currently used as a domestic airport and a training centre. Rathmalana Airport is also used for commercial flights.
Airport Location and Contact
Province or District
Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport
Colombo (19 km)
Airport’s Complete Name
Province / District
Elevation (ft and m)
IATA & ICAO codes
Town or City (closest)
16 ft / 5 m
IATA (International Air Transport Association) Code
Managing Company or Airport Authority
Airport Authority: Government of Sri Lanka
Managing company: Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd
Management Contact Person
Passenger / Cargo Security Screening (Yes / No)
or UN Presence at Airport?
1833 m x 30 m
Ground Handling (Yes / No)
Runway Lighting (Yes / No)
Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)
Airport Infrastructure Details
Passenger / Cargo Security Screening
Ground Handling Services
Air Traffic Control
Windsock (Yes / No)
Weather Information (Yes / No)
Aircraft Parking space (Yes / No)
Navigation Aids (Yes / No)
Perimeter fencing (Yes / No)
Fire Fighting Equipment
Aircraft Parking Space
Fuel Services Charges
Fueling is done by the CEYPETCO unit available in the Bandaranaike International airport. They also provide storage for fuel. Cooperate and executive jets and registered foreign military aircrafts are allowed to refuel at the station in Rathmalana. The fuel is imported and refined by CEYPETCO and ensures the quality of the fuel provided. CEYPETCO station at Rathmalana provide refueling facilities only.
Price per Litre USD - $
Royalties / Non-Objection Fees (NOFs)
Every aircraft landing RATMALANA / Colombo Airport (VCCC) shall pay the Landing and Parking charges based on the following criteria to the Airport & Aviation Services (S.L) Ltd.
US$4 per 1000kg of MTOW of aircraft or part thereof subject to a minimum charge of US$250 per landing.
First 03 hours free. 10% of applicable landing charge for 06 hours or part thereof after first 03 hours.
Domestic Flights including training Flights
300LKR per 1000kg of MTOW of aircraft or part thereof subject to a minimum charge of 3000LKR per landing.
First 3 hours free. 10% of applicable landing charge for 03 hours or part thereof after first 03 hours.
However, the United Nations and specialized agency flights are exempted.