– Flights with Passengers may leave Sri Lanka

– Ports operations continue uninterrupted

To prevent imported new cases of the Coronavirus in the country, the Government decides to indefinitely extend the closure of the arrival terminal at the Airport.

The departure terminal will continue to be operational. Also, flights are allowed into the country to take the departing passengers. All passenger transit operations have been stopped for the moment.

All import and export operations are to continue without interruption.

The Government has decided to continue with these restrictions until the country returns to normalcy.


Mohan Samaranayake


President’s Media Division
22 March 2020

The Airport Arrival Terminal Continues to be closed for Passengers.pdf (1)

වරාය මෙහෙයුම් අඛණ්ඩව.pdf


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