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HRI Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: HRI / VCRI
Airport Names:
  1. Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport
  2. මත්තල රාජපක්ෂ ජාත්‍යන්තර ගුවන්තොටුපළமத்தல ராஜபக்ஷ பன்னாட்டு விமான நிலையம்
Location: Hambantota, Sri Lanka
GPS Coordinates: 6°17'20"N by 81°7'24"E
Area Served: Hambantota
Operator/Owner: Sri Lankan Government
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 157 feet (48 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI):

  • In addition to being known as "Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport", another name for HRI is "මත්තල රාජපක්ෂ ජාත්‍යන්තර ගුවන්තොටුපළமத்தல ராஜபக்ஷ பன்னாட்டு விமான நிலையம்".
  • Phase one began on 27 November 2009 at Mattala.
  • Because of Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport's relatively low elevation of 157 feet, planes can take off or land at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI) currently has only 1 runway.
  • It was initially planned to build an international airport serving the south of Sri Lanka at Weerawila, but the plans were scrapped due to environmental concerns.
  • The furthest airport from Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI) is Seymour Airport (GPS), which is located 11,719 miles (18,860 kilometers) away in Baltra Island, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.
  • The closest airport to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI) is Weerawila Airport (WRZ), which is located only 8 miles (13 kilometers) ESE of HRI.

Map of Nearest Airports from Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.94 miles (12.79 km) ESEWeerawila Airport (WRZ)Weerawila, Sri LankaView Weerawila Airport on a map View satellite image of Weerawila Airport Set WRZ as destination Airport Get more information about Weerawila Airport
258.81 miles (94.65 km) WSWKoggala Airport (KCT)Galle, Sri LankaView Koggala Airport on a map View satellite image of Koggala Airport Set KCT as destination Airport Get more information about Koggala Airport
380.23 miles (129.12 km) NNEAmpara Airport (ADP)Ampara, Sri LankaView Ampara Airport on a map View satellite image of Ampara Airport Set ADP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampara Airport
492.58 miles (148.99 km) WNWRatmalana Airport (RML)Ratmalana, Sri LankaView Ratmalana Airport on a map View satellite image of Ratmalana Airport Set RML as destination Airport Get more information about Ratmalana Airport
5104.97 miles (168.93 km) NNEBatticaloa Airport (BTC)Batticaloa, Sri LankaView Batticaloa Airport on a map View satellite image of Batticaloa Airport Set BTC as destination Airport Get more information about Batticaloa Airport
6105.07 miles (169.09 km) NWBandaranaike International Airport (CMB)Colombo, Sri LankaView Bandaranaike International Airport on a map View satellite image of Bandaranaike International Airport Set CMB as destination Airport Get more information about Bandaranaike International Airport
7146.99 miles (236.55 km) NNWAnuradhapura Airport (ACJ)Anuradhapura, Sri LankaView Anuradhapura Airport on a map View satellite image of Anuradhapura Airport Set ACJ as destination Airport Get more information about Anuradhapura Airport
8155.56 miles (250.34 km) NChina Bay Airport (TRR)Trincomalee, Sri LankaView China Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of China Bay Airport Set TRR as destination Airport Get more information about China Bay Airport
9252.56 miles (406.46 km) NNWJaffna Airport (JAF)Jaffna, Sri LankaView Jaffna Airport on a map View satellite image of Jaffna Airport Set JAF as destination Airport Get more information about Jaffna Airport
10321.02 miles (516.63 km) NWMadurai Airport (IXM)Madurai, IndiaView Madurai Airport on a map View satellite image of Madurai Airport Set IXM as destination Airport Get more information about Madurai Airport
11325.45 miles (523.76 km) WNWTrivandrum International Airport (TRV)Trivandrum, Kerala, IndiaView Trivandrum International Airport on a map View satellite image of Trivandrum International Airport Set TRV as destination Airport Get more information about Trivandrum International Airport
12350.50 miles (564.07 km) NNWTiruchirappalli International Airport (TRZ)Tiruchirapalli (Trichy), Tamil Nadu, IndiaView Tiruchirappalli International Airport on a map View satellite image of Tiruchirappalli International Airport Set TRZ as destination Airport Get more information about Tiruchirappalli International Airport
13402.29 miles (647.43 km) NNWPuducherry Airport (PNY)Puducherry, IndiaView Puducherry Airport on a map View satellite image of Puducherry Airport Set PNY as destination Airport Get more information about Puducherry Airport
14419.58 miles (675.25 km) NWCochin International Airport (COK)Nedumbassery near Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, IndiaView Cochin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cochin International Airport Set COK as destination Airport Get more information about Cochin International Airport
15429.94 miles (691.92 km) NWCoimbatore International Airport (CJB)Coimbatore, IndiaView Coimbatore International Airport on a map View satellite image of Coimbatore International Airport Set CJB as destination Airport Get more information about Coimbatore International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,719.20 miles (18,860.18 km) SWSeymour Airport (GPS)Baltra Island, Galápagos Islands, EcuadorView Seymour Airport on a map View satellite image of Seymour Airport Set GPS as destination Airport Get more information about Seymour Airport
211,698.26 miles (18,826.48 km) WSWSan Cristóbal Airport (SCY)San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos Islands, EcuadorView San Cristóbal Airport on a map View satellite image of San Cristóbal Airport Set SCY as destination Airport Get more information about San Cristóbal Airport
311,219.00 miles (18,055.18 km) WCap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport (TYL)Talara, PeruView Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport Set TYL as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport
411,179.33 miles (17,991.34 km) WCap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport (PIU)Piura, PeruView Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport Set PIU as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport
511,172.68 miles (17,980.65 km) WSWGeneral Ulpiano Paez Airport (SNC)Salinas, EcuadorView General Ulpiano Paez Airport on a map View satellite image of General Ulpiano Paez Airport Set SNC as destination Airport Get more information about General Ulpiano Paez Airport
611,149.81 miles (17,943.83 km) WCap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport (TBP)Tumbes, PeruView Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport Set TBP as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport
711,129.24 miles (17,910.74 km) WSWEloy Alfaro International Airport (MEC)Manta, Manabí, EcuadorView Eloy Alfaro International Airport on a map View satellite image of Eloy Alfaro International Airport Set MEC as destination Airport Get more information about Eloy Alfaro International Airport
811,128.88 miles (17,910.14 km) WCap. FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport (CIX)Chiclayo, PeruView Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport Set CIX as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport
911,127.58 miles (17,908.06 km) WJosé María Velasco Ibarra Airport (MRR)Macará, EcuadorView José María Velasco Ibarra Airport on a map View satellite image of José María Velasco Ibarra Airport Set MRR as destination Airport Get more information about José María Velasco Ibarra Airport
1011,121.05 miles (17,897.56 km) WSanta Rosa International Airport (ETR)Santa Rosa, El Oro, EcuadorView Santa Rosa International Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Rosa International Airport Set ETR as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Rosa International Airport
1111,117.45 miles (17,891.76 km) WSWReales Tamarindos Airport (PVO)Portoviejo, EcuadorView Reales Tamarindos Airport on a map View satellite image of Reales Tamarindos Airport Set PVO as destination Airport Get more information about Reales Tamarindos Airport
1211,097.63 miles (17,859.86 km) WSWJosé Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE)Santiago de Guayaquil, EcuadorView José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport on a map View satellite image of José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport Set GYE as destination Airport Get more information about José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport
1311,085.42 miles (17,840.21 km) WCamilo Ponce Enriquez Airport (LOH)Loja, EcuadorView Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport on a map View satellite image of Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport Set LOH as destination Airport Get more information about Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport
1411,076.22 miles (17,825.40 km) WCapitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport (TRU)Trujillo, PeruView Capitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport on a map View satellite image of Capitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport Set TRU as destination Airport Get more information about Capitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport
1511,047.06 miles (17,778.48 km) WMariscal Lamar International Airport (CUE)Cuenca, EcuadorView Mariscal Lamar International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mariscal Lamar International Airport Set CUE as destination Airport Get more information about Mariscal Lamar International Airport