# How far is Galle from Jaffna?

The distance between Jaffna (Jaffna Airport) and Galle (Koggala Airport) is 262 miles / 421 kilometers / 227 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Jaffna (JAF) to Galle (KCT) is 324 miles / 522 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 9 hours 16 minutes.

262
Miles
421
Kilometers
227
Nautical miles

## Distance from Jaffna to Galle

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 261.609 miles
• 421.019 kilometers
• 227.332 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
• 263.019 miles
• 423.289 kilometers
• 228.558 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 Galle?

The estimated flight time from Jaffna Airport to Koggala Airport is 59 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Jaffna Airport (JAF) and Koggala Airport (KCT)

On average, flying from Jaffna to Galle generates about 64 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 64 kilograms equals 140 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 Galle

See the map of the shortest flight path between Jaffna Airport (JAF) and Koggala Airport (KCT).

## 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 Koggala Airport
City: Galle
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: KCT
ICAO Code: VCCK
Coordinates: 5°59′37″N, 80°19′13″E