Smoking at Colombo, Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

Airport Rating


Before Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals.

After Security Smoking

Update from William M., March 2023: Information on site has not been updated since April 22. The smoking lounge is still available airside through the duty free shop as of March 23.

Update from Kieran, February 2023: Airport smoking room still open Feb 23, as with other updates it is inside the Fleming Duty Free shop

Update from Rufus, April 2022: Smoking Room open inside Fleming Duty Free Shop today 19/4/2022.

Update from Thomas, Jan 2021: Previous update is wrong - there is a big smoking room accessed through the Fleming Duty Free shop indicated by a big sign at the entrance.

Update from Emma, Dec 2021: All smoking rooms have been closed at this airport.

This info may now be out of date as other airports in Sri Lanka have closed their smoking areas. An update would be appreciated.

Update from Melanie on the 10th Feb 2018: The airport has one smoking lounge, it is located through the big Duty Free. Departures/Transit area after outbound passport control.

There is a place to smoke after security inside the terminal, thanx to Dofi for the feedback 4th December 2016.

Further Information

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