# How far is Colombo from Galle?

The distance between Galle (Koggala Airport) and Colombo (Ratmalana Airport) is 64 miles / 103 kilometers / 56 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Galle (KCT) to Colombo (RML) is 73 miles / 118 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 1 hour 45 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)
• 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 planet.

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).

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

The estimated flight time from Koggala Airport to Ratmalana Airport is 37 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Koggala Airport (KCT) and Ratmalana Airport (RML)

On average, flying from Galle to Colombo generates about 34 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 34 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Koggala Airport (KCT) and Ratmalana Airport (RML).

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