Bandaranaike International Airport

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Bandaranaike International airport (Tamil: பண்டாரநாயக்க பன்னாட்டு விமான நிலையம் Sinhala: බණ්ඩාරනායක ජාත්‍යන්තර ගුවන්තොටුපළ; IATACMBICAOVCBI) is the main international airport serving Sri Lanka. It is named after former Prime Minister SWRD Bandaranaike. It is located in a suburb of Negombo, 22 miles (35 km) north of the capital, Colombo. It is administered by Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd. It is the hub of SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, and Cinnamon Air, the domestic carrier. It is in Negombo because there are lots of things in Colombo.