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Distance between London (LHR) and Colombo (CMB)

Distance from Heathrow Airport to Bandaranaike International Airport is 5417 miles / 8718 kilometers / 4708 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5417.415 miles
  • 8718.484 kilometers
  • 4707.605 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
  • 5415.509 miles
  • 8715.417 kilometers
  • 4705.948 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) is 10 hours 45 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Colombo is 5 hours 30 minutes. Colombo is 5 hours 30 minutes ahead of London.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

B Bandaranaike International Airport
City: Colombo
Country: Sri Lanka Flag of Sri Lanka
IATA Code: CMB
ICAO Code: VCBI
Coordinates: 7°10′50″N, 79°53′2″E

Map

Flight map from London to Colombo.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Colombo (CMB).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
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