# How far is Trincomalee from Galle?

The distance between Galle (Koggala Airport) and Trincomalee (China Bay Airport) is 185 miles / 297 kilometers / 160 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Galle (KCT) to Trincomalee (TRR) is 231 miles / 372 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 55 minutes.

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## Distance from Galle to Trincomalee

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

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).

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

The estimated flight time from Koggala Airport to China Bay Airport is 50 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Koggala Airport (KCT) and China Bay Airport (TRR)

On average, flying from Galle to Trincomalee generates about 52 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 52 kilograms equals 115 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 Trincomalee

See the map of the shortest flight path between Koggala Airport (KCT) and China Bay Airport (TRR).

## 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 China Bay Airport
City: Trincomalee
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: TRR
ICAO Code: VCCT
Coordinates: 8°32′18″N, 81°10′54″E