Located on the island of "Thimilathiu" on the Western flank of Batticaloa City, Sri Lanka Air Force Batticaloa is the only aerodrome in the district of Batticaloa. This Station is equipped to provide basic aerodrome facilities and fire cover for commercial and military aircraft.
Additionally the Station is also involved in assisting the other Security Forces and civil authorities given on directives of the Air Force HQ.
Sri Lanka Air Force Batticaloa was declared opened on 27th March 1983 by the Honourable MA Abdul Majeed, MP & Deputy Minister of Posts and Telecommunications and the District Minister for Batticaloa on the invitation of the Commander of the Air Force Air Chief Marshal DC Perera. Since then SLAF Batticaloa has been gradually developed to its present standards.
Wing Commander VGGB Piyasiri
Sri Lanka Air Force,
Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.
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Last Updated: 2017-02-01