# How far is Colombo from Batticaloa?

The distance between Batticaloa (Batticaloa International Airport) and Colombo (Ratmalana Airport) is 137 miles / 221 kilometers / 119 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Batticaloa (BTC) to Colombo (RML) is 206 miles / 332 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 9 minutes.

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## Distance from Batticaloa to Colombo

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 137.181 miles
• 220.772 kilometers
• 119.207 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
• 137.199 miles
• 220.801 kilometers
• 119.223 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 Colombo?

The estimated flight time from Batticaloa International Airport to Ratmalana Airport is 45 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Batticaloa International Airport (BTC) and Ratmalana Airport (RML)

On average, flying from Batticaloa to Colombo generates about 45 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 45 kilograms equals 100 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 Colombo

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

## 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 Ratmalana Airport
City: Colombo
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: RML
ICAO Code: VCCC
Coordinates: 6°49′19″N, 79°53′10″E