If you’re looking to fly from Colombo to Jaffna or Trincomalee then Ratmalana Airport is the place to go from. This small, domestic airport is located to the South of Colombo, just after Mount Lavinia.
The domestic flights are run by Helitours with flights on Monday, Wednesday and Friday leaving at 7am from Ratmalana and returning at 3pm from Jaffna, with a stop in Trincomalee each way. You can call them on 0113 144944 / 0112 441671 to find out more.
A free bus service takes you from Jaffna airport to the city centre.