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Distance between Chennai (MAA) and Colombo (CMB)

Flight distance from Chennai to Colombo (Chennai International Airport – Bandaranaike International Airport) is 400 miles / 643 kilometers / 347 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Chennai – Colombo

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400
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643
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347
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How far is Colombo from Chennai?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 399.738 miles
  • 643.315 kilometers
  • 347.363 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
  • 401.849 miles
  • 646.713 kilometers
  • 349.197 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 Chennai to Colombo?

Estimated flight time from Chennai International Airport to Bandaranaike International Airport is 1 hour 15 minutes.

What is the time difference between Chennai and Colombo?

There is no time difference between Chennai and Colombo.

Flight carbon footprint between Chennai International Airport (MAA) and Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

On average flying from Chennai to Colombo generates about 84 kg of CO2 per passenger, 84 kilograms is equal to 185 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Chennai to Colombo

Shortest flight path between Chennai International Airport (MAA) and Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB).

Airport information

Origin Chennai International Airport
City: Chennai
Country: India Flag of India
IATA Code: MAA
ICAO Code: VOMM
Coordinates: 12°59′24″N, 80°10′9″E
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Chennai (MAA) to Colombo (CMB)

Air India
SpiceJet
SriLankan Airlines