# Distance between Galle (KCT) and Trincomalee (TRR)

Flight distance from Galle to Trincomalee (Koggala Airport – China Bay Airport) is 185 miles / 297 kilometers / 160 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Galle (KCT) to Trincomalee (TRR) is 231 miles / 371 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Koggala Airport (KCT) and China Bay Airport (TRR).

## How far is Trincomalee from Galle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 184.600 miles
• 297.084 kilometers
• 160.413 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
• 185.481 miles
• 298.503 kilometers
• 161.179 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 China Bay Airport
City: Trincomalee
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: TRR
ICAO Code: VCCT
Coordinates: 8°32′18″N, 81°10′54″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Galle and Trincomalee.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 52 kg (115 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Galle (KCT) → Trincomalee (TRR).

Distance:
185
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
185

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