Information on Bandaranaike International airport
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Bandaranaike International Airport was also known as Katunayake International Airport and Colombo International Airport is one of the two international airports serving the city of Colombo. The airport has three passenger terminals out of which terminal 1 and 2 are dedicated to international flights and terminal 3 is for domestic flights. The airport is owned by Sri Lankan government and serves as the primary hub for SriLankan airlines.Ground Transportation
Travelling between the airport and Colombo city is very easy as the airport offers a lot of transport options. You can book a taxi and use the new high speed road that links the airport to the Colombo city, the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway and it takes around 15 minutes for you to reach the city. Car rental companies are also available at the airport which provide on spot booking.Terminal Features
The airport has a medical centre which is located in the arrival baggage area and is staffed with qualified doctors and nurses. In each departure and arrival lobby areas banks are located which also provide currency exchange facilities and the airport also provides with Lifts, wheelchairs and separate toilets for disabled. Several Duty Free Shops are available in the Arrival, Departure and Transit areas. Sri Lanka Telecom has a created a Wi-Fi Hotspot at the airport to facilitate Internet connectivity, especially for the convenience of business travellers.Airport Parking
The airport offers short term and long term parking facilities, short term parking for 575 vehicles at Terminal Car Park and Long term parking at Remote Car Park costs Rs. 50.00 per vehicle.