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The airports that have the longest runways in the world, because they are at altitude or the planes need more speed to be able to fly. And long runways to accommodate the largest planes or non-standard aircraft like the American space shuttle in Sri Lanka.

#1 Mattala Rajapaksa International airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCRI/ IATA HRI

aéroport Mattala Rajapaksa International

Altitude : 48 m = 157 ft

Mattala Rajapaksa International airport is located close to Hambantota at 18 km, Tangalla at 47 km, Haputale at 57 km, Wattegama at 69 km, Monaragala at 70 km, Weragampita at 74 km,

The longest runway measures : 3500 m = 11483 ft

-> Aviation weather, Mattala Rajapaksa International airport VAC

#2 Colombo Bandaranaike airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCBI/ IATA CMB

aéroport Colombo Bandaranaike

Altitude : 9 m = 30 ft

Colombo Bandaranaike airport is located close to Colombo, Goluwapokuna at 1.5 km, Katunayaka North at 2.1 km, Negombo at 6.1 km, Minuwangoda at 7.8 km, Ja Ela at 12 km, Kandana at 15 km,

The longest runway measures : 3350 m = 10991 ft

-> Aviation weather, Colombo Bandaranaike airport VAC

#3 Trincomalee airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCT/ IATA TRR

aéroport Trincomalee

Altitude : 2 m = 7 ft

Trincomalee airport is located close to Trincomalee, Thirukkaikuda at 0.8 km, Trincomalee at 6.7 km, Hingurakgoda at 62 km, Polonnaruwa at 70 km, New Town at 72 km, Vavuniya at 79 km,

The longest runway measures : 2393 m = 7851 ft

-> Aviation weather, Trincomalee airport VAC

#4 Jaffna airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCJ/ IATA JAF

aéroport Jaffna

Altitude : 10 m = 33 ft

Jaffna airport is located close to Jaffna, Valvedditturai at 11 km, Jaffna at 15 km, Point Pedro at 18 km, Kilinochchi at 57 km, Vedaraniyam at 68 km, Mannar at 92 km,

The longest runway measures : 2286 m = 7500 ft

-> Aviation weather, Jaffna airport VAC

#5 Colombu Ratmalana airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCC/ IATA RML

aéroport Colombu Ratmalana

Altitude : 7 m = 23 ft

Colombu Ratmalana airport is located close to Colombo, Galkissa at 2.7 km, Maharagama at 5.3 km, Moratuwa at 5.5 km, Timbirigasyaya at 7.8 km, Pita Kotte at 7.8 km, Battaramulla South at 9 km,

The longest runway measures : 1833 m = 6014 ft

-> Aviation weather, Colombu Ratmalana airport VAC

#6 Sigiriya Air Force Base airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCS/ IATA GIU

aéroport Sigiriya Air Force Base

Altitude : 192 m = 630 ft

Sigiriya Air Force Base airport is located close to Sigiriya, Sigiriya at 1.6 km, Dambulla at 14 km, Hingurakgoda at 26 km, Polonnaruwa at 30 km, New Town at 30 km, Tammannekulama at 50 km,

The longest runway measures : 1806 m = 5925 ft

-> Aviation weather, Sigiriya Air Force Base airport VAC

#7 Vavuniya airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCV

aéroport Vavuniya

Altitude : 91 m = 299 ft

Vavuniya airport is located close to Vavuniya, Vavuniya at 1.1 km, Anuradhapura at 44 km, Bandara Bulankulama at 44 km, Tammannekulama at 50 km, Mannar at 71 km, Kilinochchi at 74 km,

The longest runway measures : 1542 m = 5059 ft

-> Aviation weather, Vavuniya airport VAC

#8 Anuradhapura airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCA/ IATA ACJ

aéroport Anuradhapura

Altitude : 99 m = 325 ft

Anuradhapura airport is located close to Anuradhapura, Tammannekulama at 0.6 km, Anuradhapura at 6.2 km, Bandara Bulankulama at 8.1 km, Vavuniya at 51 km, Sigiriya at 52 km, Dambulla at 55 km,

The longest runway measures : 1486 m = 4875 ft

-> Aviation weather, Anuradhapura airport VAC

#9 Wirawila airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCW/ IATA WRZ

aéroport Wirawila

Altitude : 15 m = 49 ft

Wirawila airport is located close to Weerawila, Hambantota at 19 km, Tangalla at 55 km, Haputale at 65 km, Wattegama at 66 km, Monaragala at 70 km, Weragampita at 83 km,

The longest runway measures : 1219 m = 3999 ft

-> Aviation weather, Wirawila airport VAC

#10 Galoya airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCG/ IATA ADP

aéroport Galoya

Altitude : 46 m = 151 ft

Galoya airport is located close to Ampara, Ampara at 7.5 km, Kalmunai at 23 km, Shanjeev Home at 24 km, Puthoor at 41 km, Batticaloa at 42 km, Kallady at 43 km,

The longest runway measures : 1097 m = 3599 ft

-> Aviation weather, Galoya airport VAC

#11 Batticaloa airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCB/ IATA BTC

#12 Katukurunda Air Force Base airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCN/ IATA KTY

#13 Koggala airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCK/ IATA KCT

#14 Hingurakgoda Air Force Base airport (Sri Lanka) / OACI VCCH/ IATA HIM

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