Development and traffic flow at Bandaranaike International Airport in Sri Lanka

Somasundaraswaran, K. (2008) Development and traffic flow at Bandaranaike International Airport in Sri Lanka. Aerlines (39). pp. 1-3.

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Abstract

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.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Publication of an article in Aerlines Magazine means that all copyrights to the article will be transferred to Aerlines Magazine (Aerlines Magazine Foundation). Certain exceptions can be made for guest authors. One exception, for example, is when the guest author is not informed about the automatic transfer of copyrights
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2013 04:33
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2014 06:26
Uncontrolled Keywords: airport development; airport infrastructure; Sri Lanka
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1507 Transportation and Freight Services > 150701 Air Transportation and Freight Services
12 Built Environment and Design > 1203 Design Practice and Management > 120305 Industrial Design
12 Built Environment and Design > 1205 Urban and Regional Planning > 120506 Transport Planning
Socio-Economic Objective: B Economic Development > 88 Transport > 8803 Aerospace Transport > 880304 Air Terminal Infrastructure and Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8108

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