Development and traffic flow at Bandaranaike International Airport in Sri Lanka

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Somasundaraswaran, K.. 2008. "Development and traffic flow at Bandaranaike International Airport in Sri Lanka." Aerlines.
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Development and traffic flow at Bandaranaike International Airport in Sri Lanka

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AuthorSomasundaraswaran, K.
Journal TitleAerlines
Number of Pages3
Year2008
Place of PublicationAmsterdam, Netherlands
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Sri Lanka, formally Ceylon, is known all over the world for its diverse attractions, and attracted millions of tourists from all over the world. Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) is the only gateway to facilitate international flights, located at Katunayake, which is 32km away from
Colombo city. Although many of the world's largest airports are in the South Asian region, few of them acquired a good reputation, and BIA is one of them. In order to satisfy ever increasing demand, it has been continuously developing it's infrastructure, as a result it will sooner be identified as a major hub airport in South Asia.

Keywordsairport development; airport infrastructure; Sri Lanka
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020350901. Air transportation and freight services
330399. Design not elsewhere classified
330409. Transport planning
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Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
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