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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.

Beijing – Colombo

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3205
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5158
Kilometers
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2785
Nautical miles
Flight time duration
6 h 34 min
Time Difference
2 h 30 min
CO2 emission
359 kg

How far is Colombo from Beijing?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Beijing Capital International Airport to Bandaranaike International Airport is 6 hours 34 minutes.

Time difference

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

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Beijing to Colombo generates about 359 kg of CO2 per passenger, 359 kilograms is equal to 791 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Beijing to Colombo

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

Airport information

Origin 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
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 Beijing (PEK) to Colombo (CMB)

SriLankan Airlines