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Distance between Galle (KCT) and Colombo (RML)

Flight distance from Galle to Colombo (Koggala Airport – Ratmalana Airport) is 64 miles / 103 kilometers / 56 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Galle (KCT) to Colombo (RML) is 73 miles / 118 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 44 minutes.

Galle – Colombo

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64
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103
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56
Nautical miles

How far is Colombo from Galle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 64.266 miles
  • 103.426 kilometers
  • 55.846 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
  • 64.527 miles
  • 103.846 kilometers
  • 56.072 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 Ratmalana Airport is 37 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Galle and Colombo.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Galle to Colombo generates about 34 kg of CO2 per passenger, 34 kilograms is equal to 76 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

Shortest flight path between Koggala Airport (KCT) and Ratmalana Airport (RML).

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 Ratmalana Airport
City: Colombo
Country: Sri Lanka Flag of Sri Lanka
IATA Code: RML
ICAO Code: VCCC
Coordinates: 6°49′19″N, 79°53′10″E