# How far is Colombo from Galle?

The distance between Galle (Koggala Airport) and Colombo (Bandaranaike International Airport) is 87 miles / 140 kilometers / 76 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Galle (KCT) to Colombo (CMB) is 99 miles / 159 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 9 minutes.

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## Distance from Galle to Colombo

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Galle to Colombo. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Galle to Colombo?

The estimated flight time from Koggala Airport to Bandaranaike International Airport is 39 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Koggala Airport (KCT) and Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

On average, flying from Galle to Colombo generates about 38 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 38 kilograms equals 83 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Koggala Airport (KCT) and Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB).

## Airport information

Origin Koggala Airport
City: Galle
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: KCT
ICAO Code: VCCK
Coordinates: 5°59′37″N, 80°19′13″E
Destination Bandaranaike International Airport
City: Colombo
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: CMB
ICAO Code: VCBI
Coordinates: 7°10′50″N, 79°53′2″E