CAASL Shifts its Office from Colombo to Katunayake

Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka, which is located at No.4, Hunupitiya Road, Colombo 2 has started shifting its office to a new building located at 152/1, Opposite Radar Hill, Katunayake- Minuwangoda Road, Katunayake, with effect from 16.01.2018. It is expected that the office shifting process will go on for upto 31.01.2018 and consequently, the members of the public are informed that the services delivered by the CAASL are likely to be adversely affected. Hence it is advised to avoid the abovementioned period when seeking services from the CAASL.

However, in case of an urgent need for the services of the CAASL, the Members of Public may contact the respective Heads of Sections on the contact numbers given below.

Additional Director General - 0763467673

Director Aerodromes - 0770547080

Director Air Navigation Services - 0772566676

Director Aviation Security - 0773520586

Director Aircraft Operations - 0777382252

Director Aircraft Registration and Airworthiness - 0763837700

Director Training Organizations and Personnel Licensing - 0763817700

Director Air Transport and Economic Regulation- 0773130027

Director Human Resources and Office Management - 0773347405

Director Finance and Revenue Management - 0773688977

Director Research, Development Planning and Special Projects - 0763807700

Director Internal Audit and Quality Survey - 0777352082

CAASL regrets very much the inconvenience caused to the members of the public in this regard.


Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka


To be an adept and credible aviation safety regulator assuring safe skies for all. 

To facilitate through strategic planning and effective regulation, the operation of a safe, secure, efficient, regular and environmentally friendly national civil aviation system that conforms to International Standards and Recommended Practices and national legislative requirements.

Safe and  Efficient Skies for All

The airspace above us is a public asset with vast potential for socio-economic development that needs to be managed for the progress and prosperity of the country and posterity of the nation.

  • To achieve or exceed safety and security outcome targets;
  • To be appropriately resourced;
  • To be professional and competent;
  • To attain wide credibility and recognition;
  • To sustain or enhance its achievements;
  • To achieve the highest level of productivity in everything being done;
  • To maintain high degree of compliance with the International Standards and Recommended Practices; and,
  • To be a strong facilitator for planning and development of civil aviation.

  • Improved and consistent implementation of statutory functions and fulfillment of social obligations in conformity with the applicable International Standards and Recommended Practices;
  • Identification and implementation of solutions to significant aviation problems;
  • Introduction of specific culture change initiatives;
  • Working in co-operation and partnership with the Aviation Industry;
  • Operating in a transparent and consistent manner and communicating effectively both externally and internally; and
  • Maintaining the effectiveness and consistency of all documents, materials, and internal procedures.


The CAASL and its employees shall: 

  • assign the top priority and importance to aviation safety and promote safety culture;
  • excel in the services being provided to the CAASL clientele;
  • have a ‘can do’ attitude in everything being undertaken;
  • aim to be reliable, realistic and consistent;
  • be willing and able to change in pursuit of continuous improvement;
  • work together to achieve success;
  • be open, honest and transparent;
  • promote efficiency, productivity and regularity in everything being done;
  • trust and respect colleagues thereby uphold teamwork;
  • value everyone’s contribution;
  • recognize social responsibilities and obligations;
  • enjoy what is being done;
  • take pride in the professional approach; and
  • have a balanced home and work environment.

  • To prevent fatal accidents in the commercial aviation sector;
  • To prevent hijacking and unlawful interference in civil aviation;
  • To prevent general aviation accidents;
  • To prevent fatal aviation related accidents on ground at airports;
  • To reduce accidents in engineering/maintenance workshops; and
  • To minimize aviation occurrences
  • To support minimizing delays in on–time departures;
  • To enable air travel affordable to people of average class;
  • To encourage improving the quality of service in air travel;
  • To facilitate minimizing congestion and expedite passenger processing at airports, whilst being mindful of the security requirements;
  • To help minimizing operational cost in the air transportation and eliminate waste;
  • To help minimizing adverse effects of aviation on the environment;
  • To educate school children on the potential benefits of civil aviation and
  • To prepare Next General Aviation Professionals

  • fulfillment of the State’s international obligations in the field of civil aviation and constant implementation and enforcement of International Standards and Recommended Practices registering very high level of effective implementation of SARPS;
  • International recognition of the civil aviation system of Sri Lanka which is free from embargoes / restrictions and avoidance Significant Safety Concerns being raised by the ICAO against the State’s aviation system;
  • Enhanced Safety, security, efficiency and regularity in civil aviation and consequential public confidence in the air transport system; and
  • Optimum use of Sri Lanka airspace for the wellbeing of the citizens of Sri Lanka;  
  • Socio-economic development of the country;
  • Prevention of economic waste caused by unreasonable competition;
  • Improved access and mobility of people and goods by air
  • Dependable services in the field of civil aviation;
  • Education of school children in the field of civil aviation;
  • Promotion of all aspects of civil aeronautics;
  • Protecting and promoting public health;
  • Proper legal framework for effective regulation and enforcement; and
  • Environmental Sustainability 

(Last updated on : 11.07.2016)


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