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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Colombo (CMB)

Flight distance from Beijing to Colombo (Beijing Capital International Airport – Bandaranaike International Airport) is 3205 miles / 5158 kilometers / 2785 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 34 minutes.

Map of flight path from Beijing to Colombo.

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB).

How far is Colombo from Beijing?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Beijing and Colombo. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3205.166 miles
  • 5158.215 kilometers
  • 2785.213 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
  • 3208.565 miles
  • 5163.685 kilometers
  • 2788.167 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 Beijing Capital International Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E

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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Beijing and Colombo is 2 hours 30 minutes. Colombo is 2 hours 30 minutes behind Beijing.

Time Difference

Beijing

 CST

Colombo

 +0530

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 359 kg (791 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Colombo (CMB).

Distance:
3205
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3205

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