Electrical breakdown at Katunayake Airport

Electrical breakdown at Katunayake Airport

November 9, 2019   09:35 am


UPDATE: The electricity breakdown has been restored and the operations at the Bandaranaike International Airport have returned to normalcy.

An electrical breakdown is reported at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) at around 8.50 am this morning (09), says the Chairman of Airport & Aviation (Sri Lanka) Limited.

Owing to the situation, functions of the Immigration & Emigration Department and the Customs Department at the airport.

The air-conditioning system airport’s terminal building and the telephone network have also experienced failures.

Ada Derana reporter said the passengers at the have been inconvenienced due to the electrical breakdown, which was caused by the failure of the automatic generator system installed at the airport.

Subsequent to the electricity breakdown at the Katunayake Airport, the electricity supply to the Katunayake-Colombo Expressway has also experienced failures.

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