Colombo-Katunayake International Airport profile - Aviation Safety Network 
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Colombo-Katunayake International Airport profile
Last updated: 5 November 2013

General data
Colombo-Katunayake International Airport
Sri Lanka
IATA code:CMB
ICAO code: VCBI
Elevation: 29 feet / 9 m
Opened: 1944
Airport history:  
1944Negombo RAF Station
1944Negombo RAF Station
Katunayake RAF Station
Katunayake RAF Station
1957Katunayake Air Base
1957Katunayake Air Base
1970Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport
1970Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport
1977Colombo-Katunayake International Airport
1977Colombo-Katunayake International Airport
1995Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport
1995Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport

9 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
04-FEB-2004Ilyushin Il-18D EX-005 Phoenix Air, op.for Expo Aviation 0 Colombo-Bandaran... A1
24-JUL-2001Airbus A320-231 4R-ABA SriLankan Airlines 0 Colombo-Bandaran... C1
24-JUL-2001Airbus A340-312 4R-ADD SriLankan Airlines 0 Colombo-Bandaran... C1
24-JUL-2001Airbus A330-243 4R-ALF SriLankan Airlines 0 Colombo-Bandaran... C1
24-JUL-2001Airbus A330-243 4R-ALE SriLankan Airlines 0 Colombo-Bandaran... C1
24-MAR-2000Antonov An-12BK RA-11302 Antey, op.for Sky Cabs 6+ 3 near Colombo-Bandaran... A1
03-MAY-1986Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 100 4R-ULD Air Lanka 14 Colombo-Katunaya... C1
15-NOV-1978DC-8-63CF TF-FLA Loftleidir, opf Garuda 183 near Colombo-Bandaran... A1
15-JAN-1963Douglas DC-6A G-APON Cunard Eagle Airways 0 Colombo-Katunaya...   A2


date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
10-JAN-1992Boeing 737-2Y5 4R-ULL Air Lanka 0 Madras Airport (...   A2
03-MAY-1986Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 100 4R-ULD Air Lanka 14 Colombo-Katunaya... C1


date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
13-FEB-1983Learjet 35A N482U Upali Air 6 near Kuala Selangor, ...   A1
15-NOV-1978DC-8-63CF TF-FLA Loftleidir, opf Garuda 183 near Colombo-Bandaran... A1
07-SEP-1978Hawker Siddeley HS-748 4R-ACJ Air Ceylon 0 Colombo-Ratmalan... C1
15-JAN-1963Douglas DC-6A G-APON Cunard Eagle Airways 0 Colombo-Katunaya...   A2