Established by the RAF and Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy during the World War II, the airfield at Palavi is situated close to the city of Puttalam in the Western Province.
The present SLAF Station was established in 2000 to reactivate the airfield to No 05 Air Defence radar Squadron is based here.
Wing commander LDRP Gunawardana functions as the Commanding Officer SLAF Palavi.
Wing commander LDRP GunawardanaCommanding Officer,
Sri Lanka Air Force,
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Last Updated: 2017-02-01