Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Colombo.
Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB).
How far is Colombo from Frankfurt?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Frankfurt and Colombo. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5014.177 miles
- 8069.536 kilometers
- 4357.201 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 5013.372 miles
- 8068.240 kilometers
- 4356.501 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Frankfurt and Colombo is 3 hours 30 minutes. Colombo is 3 hours 30 minutes ahead of Frankfurt.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 586 kg (1 291 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Frankfurt (FRA) → Colombo (CMB).