Anuradhapura Airport

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Anuradhapura Airport
SLAF Base Anuradhapura

අනුරාධපුර ගුවන්තොටුපළ
அனுராதபுரம் விமான நிலையம்
Airport type Military / Public
Operator Sri Lanka Air Force
Location Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
Elevation AMSL 99 m / 325 ft
Coordinates 08°18′06″N 80°25′43″E / 8.30167°N 80.42861°E / 8.30167; 80.42861Coordinates: 08°18′06″N 80°25′43″E / 8.30167°N 80.42861°E / 8.30167; 80.42861
ACJ is located in Sri Lanka
Location of airport in Sri Lanka
Direction Length Surface
m ft
5/23 1,630 5,348 Bitumen

Anuradhapura Airport (Sinhalese: අනුරාධපුර ගුවන්තොටුපළ, translit. Anurādhapura Guvantoṭupaḷa; Tamil: அனுராதபுரம் விமான நிலையம், translit. Aṉurātapuram Vimāṉa Bilaiyam; IATA: ACJ[1], ICAO: VCCA) is a domestic airport serving Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka.[2] It is also a military airbase known as Sri Lanka Air Force Base Anuradhapura or SLAF Base Anuradhapura.[3]

The facility is located 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) southeast of the town of Anuradhapura.[2] It resides at an elevation of 99 metres (325 ft) and has one runway designated 05/23 with a bitumen surface measuring 1,630 by 46 metres (5,348 ft × 151 ft).[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Air SenokCharter: Colombo-Ratmalana
FitsAir Charter: Colombo-Ratmalana
Helitours Charter:Colombo-Ratmalana
Millennium Airlines Charter: Colombo-Bandaranaike, Colombo-Ratmalana

Lodger Squadrons[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Airline and Airport Code Search (ACJ: Anuradhapura)". International Air Transport Association (IATA). Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "VCCA – Anuradhapura". AIP Sri Lanka. Aeronautical Information Services of the Airport & Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd. 23 March 2015. Archived from the original on 2016-01-24. 
  3. ^ "Sri Lanka Air Force Base Anuradhapura". Sri Lanka Air Force. Archived from the original on 2016-01-26. 

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