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Distance between London (LHR) and Colombo (RML)

Distance from Heathrow Airport to Ratmalana Airport is 5437 miles / 8750 kilometers / 4724 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5436.692 miles
  • 8749.507 kilometers
  • 4724.356 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
  • 5434.917 miles
  • 8746.651 kilometers
  • 4722.814 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 Ratmalana Airport (RML) is 10 hours 47 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Colombo is 4 hours 30 minutes. Colombo is 4 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 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

Map

Flight map from London to Colombo.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Colombo (RML).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5437

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