CAA Board of Directors

Photographs of CAA Board of Directors

 Shibly Aziz PC  AVM P.H. Mendis  Lal Liyanaarachchi  ACM WDRMJ Goonetilake
07.01.03 - 06.06.04 17.05.04 - 28.04.08 15.05.08 - 03.08.09 05.10.09 -28.12.11
 Gen. Rohan Daluwatte Shibly Aziz  Ananda Wimalasena  
 29.12.11-13.01.2015  14.01.14-03.10.15  04.10.15- serving  




Norman Gunawardene Ariyaratne Hewage Sarath Jayasundara Prasanna Perera Mr. Kushan De Alwis PC
17.05.2004-01.01.2007 05.10.2009-11.05.2010 13.05.10 - 13.01.15 13.01.15-03.09.15 12.10.2015 - serving

H.M.C. Nimalsiri D.M.P. Dissanayaka H.M.C. Nimalsiri
27.12.2002-01.05.2007 02.05.2007-01.05.2010  

Austin Fernando Cyril Herath Gotabhaya Rajapakse  Mr.(Eng) Karunasena Hettiarachchi
07.01.2003-04.11.2003 18.05.2004-01.12.2004  05.12.05 - 13.01.15 12.10.2015 - serving 

N. Pathmandan E. Wijepaala C.S. Kumarasinghe Ananda Amaradewa
06.05.2003-16.04.2004 21.06.2004-01.10.2004 01.10.2004-25.11.2005 03.02.2006-26.03.2007
P..A. Abeyasekara A.K. Seneviratne Ivan Tissera P. Algama
26.04.2007-30.06.2008  30.06.2008-03.08.2009  21.06.2010-17.10.2013 18.10.2013-13.01.15
Mrs. Anula Harasgama      
 23.10.2015 - serving      


Mohan Pieris Dr. P.. Ramanujam  Nihal Jayawardene  Ananda Goonetilleke
 07.01.2003-16.04.2004  12.05.2003-16.04.2004  31.08.2004-28.11.2005  20.05.2004-28.04.2008
Les Rajapakshe  Javid Yusuf  Kanaka Herath Dinnesh Gallage
 15.05.2008-03.08.2009  15.05.2008-03.08.2009  08.10.2009-15.01.2010 13.05.2010-13.07.2013
 L D S Balasooriya  Zaki Alif A.W.S. Ameen Prof. W.L. Prasanna Perera 
 09.09.10 - 13.01.15 22.10.09 - 13.01.15 09.09.10 - 13.01.15 12.10.2015 - serving 
Mr. D.D.S. Alakanda   Dr. Aminda Methsila Perera    
12.10.2015 - serving  12.10.2015 - serving     

Government Notice

 Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation

National Civil Aviation Policy (Draft)

The Airspace over Sri Lanka is a public asset which has enormous potential to contribute for its socio-economic development. With clear, consistent and farsighted policies in place, the country’s airspace can be made busier and more productive with numerous activities that would demand a variety of ground support, services and resources triggering the country’s growth engine to spin faster producing wider socio-economic benefits. It is with above the objective in mind, that the National Policy for Civil Aviation has been drafted at the instruction of the Hon. Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation and under the guidance of the Hon. Prime Minister’s office, in close coordination and consultation with a representative group of all key stakeholders involved in aviation, setting out the overall objectives of the Government for civil aviation and the high-level policies that should be used to achieve those primary objectives on midterm and long term basis.

One of the main objectives of the proposed National Civil Aviation Policy is to improve the air connectivity enhancing the accessibility to any part of the country from any corner of the world so that Sri Lankan community may enter and compete successfully in the globalized air transport market for economic growth opportunities. Accordingly, the draft civil aviation policy framework proposes opening up of Sri Lanka’s skies to the rest of the world for international commercial traffic on the basis of reciprocity aiming at enhanced connectivity and accessibility. Also the draft National Policy encourages private sector to invest in the development of aviation infrastructure including construction, operation and maintenance of civil airports. It also proposes permitting local private airlines that satisfy the applicable international safety and security requirements to operate international commercial scheduled passenger flights in competition with foreign carriers aiming at securing and consolidating the country’s share international air transport market.

The draft National Civil Aviation Policy document deals with a variety of subjects in greater detail. 

  •    International Air Transportation
  •    Custom Duties
  •    Taxation applicable to International Airlines           
  •    Domestic Air Services
  •    Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Organizations (MRO)
  •    General Aviation
  •    Stakeholder Participation in Aviation Development
  •    Designation of Airspace for Special Use
  •    Off-shore operations
  •    Airport Infrastructure
  •    Airport Master Plans
  •    Air Cargo Transshipment
  •    Land Use Planning
  •    Air Space Management
  •    State Aviation Safety Programme (SASP)
  •    Aviation Security
  •    Civil-Military Coordination
  •    Facilitation at Airports
  •    Human Resources Development
  •    Public Private Participation and Investment Promotion
  •    Consumer Protection
  •    Regulation of air cargo industry
  •    Access for Persons with Reduced Mobility and Special Needs
  •    Multi-Modal Transportation
  •    Environmental Safeguards
  •    International Conventions

The complete draft of the National Civil Aviation Policy paper can be downloaded from the Official website of the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka at http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/Policy/NCAP_SL_DEC_2016-E-Final.pdf - (Pl click here for SINHALA or TAMIL version). Members of the public who are interested in contributing to the refinement of the objectives, principles and idea in the draft National Civil Aviation Policy document are kindly advised to submit their views, comments or suggestions to the following address either in writing or by e-mail on or before 30th April 2017.

Director General of Civil Aviation and Chief Executive Officer
Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka
No.4, Hunupitiya Road,
Colombo 02.
Email : dnacp@caa.lk 


Nihal Somaweera


Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation

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