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Jaffna (Palaly) International Airport in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka.
Jaffna Airport (Aka "Palaly Airport") is now operating as an International airport. This Jaffna Airport is opened for the India bound flights already. So currently the Jaffna Airport is functioning with its normal functions. Tamil Dispora people can land in Jaffna Airport coming through India. There is no need to come through Colombo Airport anymore or to Depart from Colombo BIA. In the mean time Ratmalana Airport was closed after up graded as International Airport in Sri Lanka. now lot of people are using this Sri Lanka - India flight service from Jaffna even it is with little higher priced airticket price. Otherwise they have to take a journey to Colombo Airport that will cost them extra cash and around 7 hours of travelling by road from Jaffna.
Jaffna International Airport is now carrying its normal operations as usual with regular flights.
4 numbers of Flights between Chennai (MAA) and Jaffna (JAF) are operating per week.
Air Tickets for the Jaffna flights are now available for sale through the Online Airticket Booking Facility.
Jaffna - Chennai One way Airticket price: Rs 32,500/-
Return Rs 49,900/- +
Operator: Alliance Air.
Monday, Tuesady, Thursday, Saturday.
From Chennai 09:25 Arrival 10:50
From Colombo: 11:50 Arrival 13:15
Flight ticket price may go down as Sri lanka Rupees id going strong against the American dollar.
Jaffna Town to Colombo Airport - 9 seat van price: Rs 60,000/-
Now it is being used for flights operating to and from India. Recently its name had changes Jaffna airport (Code name: JAF) from its earlier name Palaly Airport. Its renovation works were started on 05 July 2019 by the Indian Government. An official ceremony was held under the patronage of Transport and Civil Aviation Minister of Sri Lanka. The project to develop Palaly Airport in Jaffna is to make it as a regional airport at the cost of around Rs. 2,250 million. This development project was designed to commence commercial flights to regional destinations and to Indian airports. As per the officials main destinations to India is expected to include Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kochi, and Bangalore city Airports.
Currently all the airports in Sri Lanka are functioning as normal except for Ratmalana International Airport which was closed in this year. People are allowed to move freely between districts. Vaccinated people can arrive to Sri Lanka airports with their visas to go any part of Sri Lanka that they wish to spend their Holidays. Tamil people living in the foreign lands can come for NainaTivu Nagapoosani Amman Temple and Nallur Kandaswamy Temple festivals via the Jaffna International Airport. There are flights to Jaffna from India, Colombo Airport, Ratmalana Airport and by sea plane which can start from any lake area.
Jaffna Airport is located near to the Jaffna Town and it can be reached within one hour of time by vehicle from the center of the town. There is Government bus service is too operating between the central bus stand and the Palaly area throughout the day time.
Ratmalana (Colombo) to Jaffna Flight One way Rs 22,000/-
Return Ratmalana (Colombo) - Jaffna Rs 41,500/-
Flight Duration 1 hour 10 minutes.
A passenger can carry 7Kg lugguage.
Passengers who are arriving at the Colombo Airport and want to take flight to Jaffna must take Helicopter service or must travel by vehicle to reach the Ratmalana Airport. If you are coming to Nallur temple festival from USA, then you must arrange transport service from BIA to Ratmalana airport with your local Travel Agent.
Now Batticalo airport is included in the domestic airports in Sri Lanka. So now you can get Batticaloa to Jaffna or to Batticaloa, if you can pay the service charge. Years back there were flight services between Trichy, India and Jaffna. Lot of people used to fly between Colombo and Jaffna during the war time everyday as there was no clear land route. And now as the A9 - Kandy road is opened and most people are travelling by Buses and automobiles. Because of this there is a big reduction in the air line passengers flying between Colombo and Jaffna.
Flight between Chennai Airport and Jaffna Airport (JAF) will commence as per the Sri Lanka Civil Aviation Authority.
Alliance Air, the subsidiary of Air India will fly between Jaffna Airport (JAF) and to and from Indian Airports. According to the Authorities a daily flight service would be operated between these two airports. Flight between Jaffna and Chennai will take between 32 and 50 minutes. Passengers can book air tickets for this flight from the respective websites of the airlines through the ticket booking agencies. Indian Visas can be obtained from the Consulate General Office under the High Commission of India, Jaffna.
Air Ticket Price.
"The ticket fare between Jaffna and Chennai has been announced and it would be SLR 50,000- for a one-way ticket. From Trichyi to Jaffna it would be SLR 40,000/- in Sri Lanka rupees," So far there are no details about the air ticket price for other destinations like Mumbai, Trichy and so on. When they are available we will publish it here. As per reports transit passengers too can travel through Jaffna to other Indian cities.
Official website of the Alliance Air.
Cinamon Air is starting their regular flights and charter flights from this month 15, 2022. Cinnamon Air is providing service with Cessna 208 flights. It will carry passengers from Colombo International Airport and Water’s Edge to Sigiriya, Castlereagh, Trincomalee, Batticaloa (Pasikudah Beach area), Koggala and Weerawila. You can book charter flights to Jaffna International Airport from Colombo International Airport with them. For the ticket price, contact the nearest agent in office hours.
Jaffna Flight Video.