International Airport at Katunayake, around 30 km north of Colombo,
is Sri Lanka international airport. Transportation to and from
the airport is available in the form of buses and taxis.
AIRPORT AND DEPATURE TAX
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.60 per vehicle. An embarkation tax of Rs.
1,000 is payable at the Bandaranaike International Airport.
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.
Restaurants: 24 hour service restaurant
Banks: Branches of Bank of Ceylon, Hatton
National Bank, People’s Bank, Sampath Bank, Seylan Bank,
located in arrivals and departure lobbies. 24 hour service.
Post Office: Located at the arrival porch
and transit lounge.
Parking: Terminal car park: Rs. 60 (located
500 meters from the terminal). Remote car park: Rs. 50 per car/van.