With the airport becoming operational, passengers from northern Sri Lanka area can land in Colombo within few hours.
The resumption of air link between Chennai and Jaffna is a major leap in the efforts by India and Sri Lanka to boost people-to-people contact between close neighbours. The daily flight is expected to enhance trade and business in Jaffna peninsula, which is slowly getting back to its feet after a civil war that lasted for three decades.
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