# How far is Trincomalee from Jaffna?

The distance between Jaffna (Jaffna Airport) and Trincomalee (China Bay Airport) is 115 miles / 185 kilometers / 100 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Jaffna (JAF) to Trincomalee (TRR) is 157 miles / 253 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 14 minutes.

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## Distance from Jaffna to Trincomalee

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 114.848 miles
• 184.830 kilometers
• 99.800 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
• 115.134 miles
• 185.291 kilometers
• 100.049 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 Trincomalee?

The estimated flight time from Jaffna Airport to China Bay Airport is 43 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Jaffna Airport (JAF) and China Bay Airport (TRR)

On average, flying from Jaffna to Trincomalee generates about 42 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 42 kilograms equals 92 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 Trincomalee

See the map of the shortest flight path between Jaffna Airport (JAF) and China Bay Airport (TRR).

## 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 China Bay Airport
City: Trincomalee
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: TRR
ICAO Code: VCCT
Coordinates: 8°32′18″N, 81°10′54″E