Distance from Jaffna – 21.6 km (36 minutes)
Jaffna International Airport is an international airport which is situated in Palaly in the Jaffna peninsula. It is also known as Palaly Airport and Jaffna Airport. It is also a military airbase which is known in the name of Sri Lanka Air Force Palaly (SLAF Palaly). The airport was originally built during the World War II by the Royal Air Force. It was later taken over by the Sri Lanka Air Force during the civil war of the country. In 2019 it became the country’s third international airport.
Getting to Jaffna International Airport
From Jaffna travel along the Jaffna – Palaly Road up to Palaly and then travel along Kadduvan-Myliddy Road to reach the Jaffna International Airport.