# Distance between Galle (KCT) and Colombo (CMB)

Flight distance from Galle to Colombo (Koggala Airport – Bandaranaike International Airport) is 87 miles / 140 kilometers / 76 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Galle (KCT) to Colombo (CMB) is 99 miles / 159 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 1 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Galle to Colombo.

Shortest flight path between Koggala Airport (KCT) and Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB).

## How far is Colombo from Galle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Galle and Colombo. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 86.905 miles
• 139.860 kilometers
• 75.518 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
• 87.313 miles
• 140.516 kilometers
• 75.873 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 Koggala Airport
City: Galle
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: KCT
ICAO Code: VCCK
Coordinates: 5°59′37″N, 80°19′13″E

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

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Galle and Colombo.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 38 kg (83 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Galle (KCT) → Colombo (CMB).

Distance:
87
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
87

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