|Owner||Government of Sri Lanka|
|Operator||Sri Lanka Air Force|
|Location||Sigiriya, Central Province, Sri Lanka|
|In use||1942 - 1946|
1985 - Present
|Commander||C. P. Gunatileke|
|Elevation AMSL||192 m / 630 ft|
Sigiriya Airport was first opened in 1942 as an airfield established by the Royal Air Force during World War II. A number of RAF squadrons (8, 160, 200, 203, 354) and other units were stationed at the airfield during and immediately after the war. With the end of the war, and subsequently no use for the airfield it was abandoned by the RAF in 1946.
On 19 April 1985 the airfield was opened again for the Sri Lanka Air Force by Lalith Athulathmudali, then Minister of National Security and Deputy Minister of Defence, on the invitation of Air Marshal Donald Perera, Commander of the Air Force.
Airlines and destinations
|Air Senok||Charter: Colombo-Ratmalana|
|Millennium Airlines||Charter: Colombo-Ratmalana, Colombo-Bandaranaike|
|Helitours||Charter: Colombo-Ratmalana, Hambantota-Mattala|
| SriLankan Airlines |
operated by Cinnamon Air
- "VCCS - Sigiriya" (PDF). Aeronautical Information Services of Sri Lanka, Airport & Aviation Services. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
- "VCCS - Airport". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
- "RAF Sigiriya". Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
- "Sri Lanka Air Force Sigiriya". Sri Lanka Air Force. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
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