# How far is Hambantota from Jaffna?

The distance between Jaffna (Jaffna Airport) and Hambantota (Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport) is 252 miles / 405 kilometers / 219 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Jaffna (JAF) to Hambantota (HRI) is 344 miles / 554 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 10 hours 47 minutes.

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## Distance from Jaffna to Hambantota

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 251.641 miles
• 404.976 kilometers
• 218.670 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
• 252.867 miles
• 406.950 kilometers
• 219.735 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 Jaffna to Hambantota?

The estimated flight time from Jaffna Airport to Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport is 58 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Jaffna Airport (JAF) and Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI)

On average, flying from Jaffna to Hambantota generates about 62 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 62 kilograms equals 137 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Jaffna Airport (JAF) and Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI).

## Airport information

Origin Jaffna Airport
City: Jaffna
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: JAF
ICAO Code: VCCJ
Coordinates: 9°47′32″N, 80°4′12″E
Destination Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport
City: Hambantota
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: HRI
ICAO Code: VCRI
Coordinates: 6°17′4″N, 81°7′26″E