Hingurakgoda Airport

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Hingurakgoda Airport
හිඟුරක්ගොඩ ගුවන්තොටුපළ
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Sri Lanka Air Force
Serves Minneriya
Location Hingurakgoda, Sri Lanka
Coordinates 8°03′11″N 80°58′54″E / 8.0530°N 80.9817°E / 8.0530; 80.9817Coordinates: 8°03′11″N 80°58′54″E / 8.0530°N 80.9817°E / 8.0530; 80.9817
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 7,210 2,200 concrete

SLAF Hingurakgoda is a Sri Lanka Air Force station located in Hingurakgoda, Sri Lanka. It is also the fourth largest airport in Sri Lanka and has the fourth longest runway in Sri Lanka.

History[edit]

This base was an RAF airfield, RAF Minneriya during the World War II from 1942 to 1946, which was renovated and re-established by the Sri Lanka Air Force in 1978.

Facilities[edit]

SLAF Hingurakgoda is the fourth largest airport in Sri Lanka and has the fourth longest runway in Sri Lanka. The runway can easily accommodate narrow-body aircraft like Airbus A320 family, Boeing 737 and Boeing 757. It can also tightly handle wide-body aircraft like Airbus A300, Airbus A330, Boeing 767, Boeing 777 or even at emergencies a Boeing 747.[citation needed]

The airport's sole runway is not equipped with ILS (Instrument Landing System), thus all approaches and takeoffs are performed visually.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Mihin Lanka (planned)[citation needed]

Airlines Destinations
FitsAir Charter: Colombo-Ratmalana

Lodger Squadrons[edit]

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