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Distance between Galle (KCT) and Jaffna (JAF)

Flight distance from Galle to Jaffna (Koggala Airport – Jaffna Airport) is 262 miles / 421 kilometers / 227 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Galle (KCT) to Jaffna (JAF) is 324 miles / 521 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 45 minutes.

Galle – Jaffna

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262
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421
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227
Nautical miles

How far is Jaffna from Galle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Koggala Airport to Jaffna Airport is 59 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Galle and Jaffna.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Galle to Jaffna generates about 64 kg of CO2 per passenger, 64 kilograms is equal to 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 Galle to Jaffna

Shortest flight path between Koggala Airport (KCT) and Jaffna Airport (JAF).

Airport information

Origin Koggala Airport
City: Galle
Country: Sri Lanka Flag of Sri Lanka
IATA Code: KCT
ICAO Code: VCCK
Coordinates: 5°59′37″N, 80°19′13″E
Destination Jaffna Airport
City: Jaffna
Country: Sri Lanka Flag of Sri Lanka
IATA Code: JAF
ICAO Code: VCCJ
Coordinates: 9°47′32″N, 80°4′12″E