There are several ways to calculate the distance from Dhaka to Colombo. Here are two standard methods:
Vincenty's formula (applied above)
1165.737 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.
1169.416 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 Dhaka to Colombo?
The estimated flight time from Shahjalal International Airport to Bandaranaike International Airport is
3 hours and 2 minutes.
What is the time difference between Dhaka and Colombo?
The time difference between Dhaka and Colombo is 30 minutes. Colombo is 30 minutes behind Dhaka.
Flight carbon footprint between Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) and Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
On average, flying from Dhaka to Colombo generates about 170 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 170 kilograms equals 374 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.
Map of flight path from Dhaka to Colombo
See the map of the shortest flight path between Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) and Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB).