All carriers are informed that according to instructions received from Sri Lanka Health Authorities, all international Airports in Sri Lanka will continue to be closed for the operation of inbound international commercial passenger flights (i.e. arrivals) until further notice though cargo, departing and transit passengers would continue to be allowed. This closure will be reviewed by the Sri Lanka Authorities.

During the closure period the following will be permitted:

  1. Aircraft Departures with passengers originating from Colombo, Stop overs, transit passengers or visiting tourists.
  2. Emergency Diversions to BIA.
  3. Freighter Operations and humanitarian flights to BIA.
  4. Technical landings at BIA.
  5. Inbound ferry flights (without passengers) at BIA.
Source : Civil Aviation Authority - Sri Lanka