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).
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.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 359 kg (791 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Beijing (PEK) → Colombo (CMB).