# How far is Jaffna from Batticaloa?

The distance between Batticaloa (Batticaloa International Airport) and Jaffna (Jaffna Airport) is 181 miles / 291 kilometers / 157 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Batticaloa (BTC) to Jaffna (JAF) is 235 miles / 379 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 52 minutes.

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## Distance from Batticaloa to Jaffna

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Batticaloa to Jaffna. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 180.717 miles
• 290.836 kilometers
• 157.039 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 181.250 miles
• 291.694 kilometers
• 157.502 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Batticaloa to Jaffna?

The estimated flight time from Batticaloa International Airport to Jaffna Airport is 50 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Batticaloa International Airport (BTC) and Jaffna Airport (JAF)

On average, flying from Batticaloa to Jaffna generates about 52 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 52 kilograms equals 114 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Batticaloa to Jaffna

See the map of the shortest flight path between Batticaloa International Airport (BTC) and Jaffna Airport (JAF).

## Airport information

Origin Batticaloa International Airport
City: Batticaloa
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: BTC
ICAO Code: VCCB
Coordinates: 7°42′20″N, 81°40′43″E
Destination Jaffna Airport
City: Jaffna
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: JAF
ICAO Code: VCCJ
Coordinates: 9°47′32″N, 80°4′12″E