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Bandaranaike International Airport

(CMB)

Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka

IATA Code CMB ICAO Code VCBI
City Colombo Country/Region Sri Lanka (LK)
Type

Airport (Aerodrome, Airfield)

Customs
Hub for C7 / UL
Latitude 7.18076 Longitude 79.8841
Time Zone +06:00 Phone Number +94 112 264 444
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Bandaranaike International Airport (IATA: CMB, ICAO: VCBI) is the main international airport serving Sri Lanka. It is named after former Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike and is located in a suburb of Negombo, 32.5 kilometres (20+1⁄4 miles) north of the nation's longstanding capital and commercial center, Colombo. It is administered by Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd and serves as the hub of SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, and domestic carrier Cinnamon Air. The other airport serving the city of Colombo is the Ratmalana International Airport, primarily serving domestic destinations.

Thirty seven(37) airlines currently serve the airport's over 10.79 million annual passengers. The airport has three passenger terminals. It has a single runway (04/22), with an asphalt surface. The take-off and landing distances are 3,441 m and 3,350 m respectively. In addition, Phase II of the BIA expansion project is to have a second runway, also able to accommodate the A380, with another taxiway to the second runway.

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