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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Colombo (CMB)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Colombo (Frankfurt Airport – Bandaranaike International Airport) is 5014 miles / 8070 kilometers / 4357 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 59 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E

B Bandaranaike International Airport
City: Colombo
Country: Sri Lanka Flag of Sri Lanka
IATA Code: CMB
ICAO Code: VCBI
Coordinates: 7°10′50″N, 79°53′2″E

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.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Colombo

 +0530

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 586 kg (1 291 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Colombo (CMB).

Distance:
5014
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5014

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