Katunayake Tourism

Katunayake (කටුනායක in Sinhala, கட்டுநாயக்க in Tamil), is a suburb of Negombo city in Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is the site of Bandaranaike International Airport or Colombo Airport, the primary international air gateway to Sri Lanka. With the change of government in 1977 and the introduction of the open economy policy a large area was allocated to create a free trade zone (currently known as the Export Promotion Zone). This created a large amount of job opportunities for the local youth and has contributed substantially towards the country's economy. SriLankan Airlines is headquartered on the grounds of the airport in Katunayake.


If you are looking for travel information of Katunayake in Sri Lanka, you've come to the right place. A gripping city on its own right, Colombo also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Katunayake and set some time aside to explore the Colombo. Dotted with places like Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Katunayake.

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