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IATA RTP | International Aviation Academy (IAA) - Colombo, Sri Lanka

​Regional Training Partner

The International Aviation Academy (IAA) is an institution committed to delivering a career focused, innovative and comprehensive portfolio of aviation training courses, which prepare students for professional and personal success.
With over 34 years of experience in aviation training in international standards, we aim to provide top graded training by working closely with airlines, identifying key areas of development and providing students with invaluable hands on experience.

Practical information​

Getting here

The International Aviation Academy (IAA) is located in at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake, Sri Lanka, which is 33 kms from Colombo. There are several ways of reaching the Aviation Academy from Colombo: by bus and taxi from Colombo Port, it will take approximately 43 minutes (via E03), or 1 hour 10 minutes by train.  

Sri Lankan Airlines
Airline Training Center
Bandaranaike International Airport
Sri Lanka
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Tel: +0197334000 / 0710214000


We recommend several hotels near Katunayake - please make your booking directly with the hotel of your choice:

  • Otha Shy Airport hotel
  • Empyrean hotel
  • Airport City Hub hotel 
  • Hostel First Colombo Airport
  • The Gateway Hotel Colombo

Onsite facilities​​


Extend your visit to Colombo and other attractions near Katunayake:
  • Nature and wild life tours
  • Muthurajawela marsh
  • Dutch Canal
  • Negambo beach (scuba diving and snorkeling)
  • Dolphin and whale watching
Visit the official tourism website for more information.


​​For more information, visit International Aviation Academy (IAA) website

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