Bandaranaike International Airport

Bandaranaike International Airport

Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) (also known as Katunayake International Airport, Negombo International Airport and Colombo International Airport) (IATA: CMB, ICAO: VCBI) is one of the two international airports serving the city of Colombo, the other is Ratmalana International Airport (Colombo City Airport). Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport located in southern city of Hambantota is the other international airport in Sri Lanka along with Ratmalana International Airport. Bandaranaike International Airport is located in Katunayake, 22 miles (35 km) north of Colombo. It is administered by Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd. It is the hub of SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, and Mihin Lanka, the budget airline of Sri Lanka.


General information for Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport

Airport code: CMB VCBI

Type: major airport (frequent airline service)

Scheduled airline service: yes

Serves: Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka

Latitude: 7.180760 | 7 10.845594 N | N07 10 50

Longitude: 79.884102 | 79 53.046112 E | E079 53 02

Field elevation: 30 ft/9 m MSL

Magnetic variation: 2.418-W

Closest navaids to Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport

Bandaranaike VOR-DME

KAT (-.- .- -), 112.70 MHz, Sri Lanka 7.161270 | 7 9.676208 N | N07 09 40, 79.868500 | 79 52.109985 E | E079 52 06, 29 ft / 9 m MSL


Bandaranaike NDB

CNL (-.-. -. .-..), 315 KHz, Sri Lanka 7.268590 | 7 16.115398 N | N07 16 06, 79.950897 | 79 57.053833 E | E079 57 03 6.6 nm (12.2 km) from NDB on track of 217- true / 219- magnetic


Colombo/Ratmalana NDB

RM (.-. --), 350 KHz, Sri Lanka 6.833680 | 6 50.020809 N | N06 50 01, 79.885399 | 79 53.123932 E | E079 53 07 20.8 nm (38.6 km) from NDB on track of 360- true / 2- magnetic


Anuradhapura NDB

AN (.- -.), 415 KHz, Sri Lanka 8.303610 | 8 18.216591 N | N08 18 12, 80.429703 | 80 25.782166 E | E080 25 46 74.8 nm (138.6 km) from NDB on track of 206- true / 208- magnetic


Koggala NDB

KG (-.- --.), 395 KHz, Sri Lanka 5.995000 | 5 59.699993 N | N05 59 41, 80.323303 | 80 19.398193 E | E080 19 23 75.9 nm (140.5 km) from NDB on track of 340- true / 342- magnetic


Minneriya NDB

MIN (-- .. -.), 290 KHz, Sri Lanka 8.050260 | 8 3.015575 N | N08 03 00, 80.985298 | 80 59.117889 E | E080 59 07 83.8 nm (155.2 km) from NDB on track of 231- true / 234- magnetic


Vavuniya NDB

VNA (...- -. .-), 400 KHz, Sri Lanka 8.739720 | 8 44.383221 N | N08 44 22, 80.488098 | 80 29.285889 E | E080 29 17 100.3 nm (185.7 km) from NDB on track of 201- true / 203- magnetic


Batticaloa NDB

BAT (-... .- -), 320 KHz, Sri Lanka 7.703620 | 7 42.217197 N | N07 42 13, 81.680199 | 81 40.811920 E | E081 40 48 111.4 nm (206.4 km) from NDB on track of 254- true / 256- magnetic

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07th December, 2017 | 12:39