Special Notice From The Civil Aviation Authority Of Sri Lanka Regarding The Closure Of Airports

According to instructions received from Sri Lanka Health Authorities, all international Airports in Sri Lanka will be closed for operation of inward international commercial passenger flights (i.e arrivals) with effect from 0400hrs on 19 March 2020 (local time in Sri Lanka) until 2359hrs on 25 March 2020 (local time in Sri Lanka).

The closure will be reviewed by the Sri Lanka Authorities.

however,during the above mentioned restricted period the following will be permitted:

  1. Aircraft Departures with passengers originating from Colombo, Stop overs, transit passengers or visiting tourists.
  2. Emergency Diversions to Bandaranaike International Airport
  3. Freighter Operations and humanitarian flights to Bandaranaike International Airport
  4. Technical landings at Bandaranaike International Airport
  5. Inbound ferry flights (without passengers) at Bandaranaike International Airport

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The Sri Lankan High Commission in Canberra would like to keep in touch with Sri Lankans and persons of Sri Lankan origin living in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and other Pacific Islands as well as Sri Lankan community organisations in those countries.

If you are a current/former Sri Lankan or an office bearer of a Sri Lankan community organisation we invite you to register with the High Commission.

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