Batticaloa Airport is a domestic airport which also is a military airbase.
Airport Location and Contact
Province or District
Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport
Batticaloa (5 km)
Airport’s Complete Name
Elevation (ft and m)
10 ft / 3 m
Town or City (closest)
NGO / UN (on ground)
Managing Company or Airport Authority
Airport Authority: Government of Sri Lanka
Managing company: Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka
Management Contact Person
NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?
1066 m X 46 m
Airport Infrastructure Details
Passenger / Cargo Security Screening
1.095m x 12m
Ground Handling (Yes / No)
Ground Handling Services
Air Traffic Control
Fire Fighting Equipment
Air Traffic Control (Yes / No)
Windsock (Yes / No)
Aircraft Parking Space
Navigation Aids (Yes / No)
Perimeter fencing (Yes / No)
Fuel Services Charges
No fueling facilities.
Royalties / Non-Objection Fees (NOFs)
Both Landing charges for Passenger operations and Cargo operations are same and based on the maximum all-up weight of the aircraft as shown in the Certificate of Airworthiness. In all cases, total weight of the aircraft is calculated to the nearest thousand KG and charges to be rounded off to the nearest rupee.
Maximum all up weight in the certificate of airworthiness
Charges per landing
Up to 10000 kg
200 LKR per 1000 kg
10000 kg – 20000 kg
2000 LKR plus 300LKR per 1000 kg in excess of 10000 kg
5000 LKR plus 500LKR per 1000 kg in excess of 20000 kg
The payment of the landing charges shall entitle the aircraft if the aerodrome is used for landing and take-off purposes, If the radio and such night lighting facilities are used, if the information about routes and weather conditions are supplied and if facilities like manual assistance in guiding, housing or parking the aircraft is taken. Landing charges is payable at the time of using the aerodrome or in case of regular users approved by Director General of Civil Aviation on demand at the end of such calendar month in respect of charges accruing in the month. However flights used for humanitarian purposes or emergencies are exempted from the fees.
10% of the landing charge for each period of three hours or part thereof in excess of the first three hours of parking.
Fifty per centum (50% of the landing charge for each complete twenty-four hours and part thereof.
Five per centum (5%) of the landing charge levied.
A person embarking from Ratmalana, Kankesanturai, or Jaffna Airport to a destination within Sri Lanka is levied 50LKR and if from all other aerodromes, 25LKR.