Katunayake is a suburb of Negombo city, which is located in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is a town that contributes substantially to the economy of the island as the Bandaranaike International Airport and the Export Promotion Zone are located there.
Katunayake is known as the primary international gateway to the island. The centralized location of the town makes it a popular destination among the tourists to Sri Lanka who wish to enjoy a strategic location in the island. Not only does the town provide easy access to the commercial capital of Colombo via the Colombo Katunayake Expressway, it also allows tourists to easily visit the famed sea coastal city of Negombo. With a flourishing tourism industry, Negombo provides blissful entertainment to all who visit with its string of star class hotels and resorts which are lined along the gorgeous golden beach. Negombo beach also has an active night life and the many tourists who visit the city forget not to sample the exquisite tastes of fresh sea food, which ooze with tantalizing flavors of traditional Sri Lankan cuisine. It surely is a town that allows guests to enjoy the best of beach vacation thrills.
The Bandaranaike International Airport, which is the main international airport serving Sri Lanka is also located in Katunayake. With over 20 airlines making scheduled flights to the airport, it is one that strives to uphold the professionalism and quality of leading international airports across the world. Ravana Air also operates from its domestic flights at Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport to many destinations within the island.