SRI LANKA AIR FORCE STATION COLOMBO
Director Welfare
Sri Lanka Air Force Station Colombo provides administrative and logistical support required by personnel at Air Force Headquarters. Situated in the center of Colombo, this Station plays a vital role in providing security for important government and economic installations.

It also assists sister services in the implementation of the security plan for city of Colombo. As there is no airstrip, the Station is equipped to support only Helicopter movements.

The MT Complex, Medical, Dental Units and the Married Quarters for both Officers and Other Ranks are located separately from the Station, in Colombo 08. This complex, known as "Guwanpura" also has a Welfare Shop, Swimming Pool, Mini Gymnasium, Clippers Beauty Saloon, Day Care Centre, Pre-School, Sky Pet Animal Hospital and Air Scouts Nest. The Officers' Mess of the Station which is also the Air Force Headquarters Officers’ Mess is located in Colombo 04 (Thummulla). This is the only Officers' Mess to be located outside a SLAF Station premises.

The Station provides many sports and recreational facilities to its members. The Rifle Green ground is a popular venue for sports such as Cricket, Football, Netball etc, for both the SLAF and other organizations.

This ground is available for hiring for a very nominal fee. Located in Colombo 07 area, the Air Force Health Management Centre comprising of a Spa, fully equipped gymnasium, 4 indoor badminton courts, an indoor basketball court, volleyball court, netball court and a squash court provides valuable recreational services to both service personnel and civilians.


FORMATIONS BASED AT COLOMBO
No 28 Regiment Wing
No 32 Land Based Air Defence Wing
No 45 VIP Wing
Hospital SLAF Colombo
Dental Hospital SLAF Colombo


 

COMMANDING OFFICER ADDRESS TELEPHONE
AIR VICE MARSHAL M D J WASAGE
USP, MSc (Def Stu) in Mgt, Pg Dip (IR)
Sri Lanka Air Force Station,
Colombo 02,
Sri Lanka.

+94 11 2441044,
+94 11 2495495

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