~ Batticaloa International Airport ~

Your journey to the East Coast begins here…

Batticaloa International Airport is geo-strategically located 2.4km Southeast to the city of Batticaloa awakening the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. Domestic passengers could experience splendid hospitality with a Sri Lankan smile and hassle free clearance through the airport terminal.

Batticaloa International Airport is surrounded by spectacular lagoons, golden beaches and many other historical attractions. A relaxed drive down the coastal line, sunbathing, windsurfing or taking a long walk to unwind on the sun-kissed long beaches are all within reach to the discerning traveler. Batticaloa International Airport connects you to all domestic airports within the country.

Batticaloa International Airport Facts:
  • Aerodrome Reference Point : 70 42’ 18.34 “N 810 40’ 37.64 “E
  • Aerodrome Name : Batticaloa International Airport
  • ICAO Locator Indicator : VCCB
  • IATA Code : BTC
  • Seasonal Availability : All Seasons


Batticola Airport Reopened for Civil Operations
March 25, 2018

The Batticaloa International Airport, the new Gateway to Eastern Sri Lanka, was declared reopened for civil operations by the Hon. Nimal Siripala de Silva (M.P.) Minister Civil Aviation and Transport on 25th March 2018.

Batticaloa International Airport is connected to all domestic airports within the country and it is the fourth airport which will come under the purview of the Airport and Aviation Services of (Sri Lanka) limited.

The Batticaloa International Airport, which has a 1368m long and 30m wide runway, was installed with a new runway lighting system and a new passenger terminal building at a cost of Rs. 1,400 mn. In the future, both domestic passengers as well as foreigners will be able to use this airport to meet their travel requirements. It is expected that the airport will play a key role in promoting tourism in the Eastern province of Sri Lanka.

Your journey to the East Coast begins here.

~ History ~
Air Strip for Batticaloa

Wednesday June 11, 1958

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~ Contact Us ~

Connects you to the all domestic airports within the country


Officer in Charge,

Batticaloa International Airport,


Sri Lanka.

+ 94 654549966