Colombo Airport - Ratmalana

Unique feature of the Colombo Airport, Ratmalana is that, it is conveniently located 15km South of the Colombo City. Both International and Domestic passengers could experience authentic hospitality rendered and speedy clear through in all airport terminal process handled by passionate and professional team.

Colombo Airport, Ratmalana is surrounded with cozy star class hotels, shopping arcades, tranquility of dine out places and areas for sightseeing. One who wish to travel coastal line to relax and unwind to the gentle breeze or taking a long walk on the sun kissed beach, can make their journey via Southern Expressway by entering either from Kottawa or Kahathuduwa embarking points within 30 minutes drive from Colombo Airport, Ratmalana.

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  3. Getting Arround

New Security Regulation on Hand Luggage for International Bound Passengers

A media briefing was held on 24th May 2017at Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake to officially announce the new regulations which have been introduced according to the regulations of the International Civil Aviation Organization to enhance the security.

PM Narendra Modi’s Visit to Sri Lanka

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi arrived in Sri Lanka along with 64 delegates on 11th May 2017 for an official visit, to participate celebrating the International Vesak declared by the United Nations.

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Here are some useful contacts to have at your fingertips while you are in BIA

  • Police: 999
  • Ambulance: 998
  • Fire: 997
  • Telephone Directory Enquiries: 181
  • Emergency Services BIA): +941 (4) 2232323
  • Flight Enquiry: +941 (4) 2245555
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If you are unable to find what you are looking for here, please call (094) 11 225 2861.

Prepare Luggage

Declare all your currency, valuable equipment, jewellery and gems. If you have nothing to declare you can go through the Green Channel.

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Prepare Luggage

Online VISA Application

If you are planning a short visit to Sri Lanka, you can submit your ETA application online to the Department of Immigration & Emigration.

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Airport Map

Security for Carry-Ons

3-1-1 for carry-ons = 3 ounce bottle or less (by volume); 1 quart-sized, clear, plastic, zip-top bag; 1 bag per passenger placed in screening bin.

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Security for Carry-Ons

Duty Free

Visitors are normally allowed for an exemption of Customs duties on personal belongings such as clothing, cosmetics and gifts up to a value of US$ 250/- and 1 1/2 lit. of liquor and 2 bottles of wine

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Duty Free

Parking

There are two open air parking areas. The terminal car park can accommodate 400 vehicles. The remote car park about 300m from the terminal is larger and offers cheaper parking.

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Parking