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Airport

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Overview

Also known as Palaly Airport. It is used as a domestic airport and a military airbase.

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Sri Lanka

Latitude

9.788667 

Province / Province or District

Jaffna

Longitude

80.06867

Airport Name

Kankesanturai Airport

Elevation (ft)

10

IATA & ICAO codes

VCCJ

Surface

Asphalt

Town or City (closest)

Jaffna

Runway Condition

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport

Jaffna (17km)

Airport’s Complete Name

Jaffna Airport

Latitude

9.795141

Longitude

80.067562

Elevation (ft and m)

33 ft / 10 m

IATA Code

JAF

ICAO Code

VCCJ

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Airport authority: Government of Sri Lanka

Managing company: Sri Lanka Air Force

Management Contact Person

n/a

NGO and/ UN (on ground)or UN Presence at Airport?

n/a

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening (Yes / No)

Runway

Runway

Runway Dimensions

n/a

Runway Dimension

2.286m x 30m

Ground Handling (Yes / No)

Orientation

n/a

Refueling Capacity Runway Surface

n/a

Runway Heading

Runway Lighting (Yes / No)

Yes

Condition

n/a

Airport Infrastructure Details

/ No)Aircraft Parking space (Yes / No) / No)n/a

Infrastructure

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

n/a

Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)

Runway Lighting

Yes

Refueling Capacity

 No

Ground Handling Services

n/a

Air Traffic Control (

Yes

n/a

Windsock (Yes / No)

n/a

Weather Information (Yes / No)

n/a

Fire Fighting Equipment

Yes

Weather Information

Yes

Aircraft Parking Space

n/a

Navigation Aids (

Yes

Perimeter Fencing

n/a

Windsock

n/a

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 300 LKR per 1000 kg in excess of 10000 kg

>20000 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.

Flights used for humanitarian purposes or emergencies are exempted from the fees.

Parking Charges

10% of the landing charge for each period of three hours or part thereof in excess of the first three hours of parking.

Housing Charges

50% of the landing charge for each complete twenty-four hours and part thereof.

Terminal Charges

5% of the landing charge levied.


A person embarking from Ratmalana or Kankesanturai / Jaffna Airport to a destination within Sri Lanka is levied 50 LKR and from all other aerodromes, 25 LKR.