|Airport type||Public / Military|
|Operator||Sri Lanka Air Force|
|Location||Weerawila, Sri Lanka|
|Elevation AMSL||50 ft / 15 m|
Weerawila Airport (IATA: WRZ, ICAO: VCCW) is a domestic military and civilian airport located in Weerawila, in the Hambantota District of Sri Lanka. It is located approximately 13 km (8 mi) southeast from the newly built Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport.
International Airport project
The airport was one of the key sites identified for the development of an international airport, and was to be renamed to Weerawila Airport. The project was later scrapped and finally moved to Mattala, inaugurating under the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport title in early 2013.
Airlines and destinations
- "Weerawila Airport: IATA Code". FlightStats.com. Retrieved 21 April 2013.
- "Weerawila Airport: ICAO Code". FlightStats.com. Retrieved 21 April 2013.
- "Sri Lanka and India in talks over Weerawila airport". Lanka Business Online. 1 February 2008. Retrieved 21 April 2013.
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