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Thursday, 06 April 2017 - 7:49
Katunayake airport runaway opened from today
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The rehabilitated and modernised runway of the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake, will be re-opened today from 12 pm.

Deputy Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Ashok Abeysingha said the rehabilitated runway will be able to accommodate A380s as the width of the runway has been increased to 75 metres from 60 metres.

50 million dollars has been spent for the project.

Rehabilitation work has been conducted according to the technology from the Netherlands while the energy efficient LED Light system has been installed for ground lighting on the runaway.

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