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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Jaffna (JAF)

Flight distance from Beijing to Jaffna (Beijing Capital International Airport – Jaffna Airport) is 3060 miles / 4924 kilometers / 2659 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 17 minutes.

Map of flight path from Beijing to Jaffna.

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Jaffna Airport (JAF).

How far is Jaffna from Beijing?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3059.570 miles
  • 4923.901 kilometers
  • 2658.694 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
  • 3061.958 miles
  • 4927.744 kilometers
  • 2660.769 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 Jaffna Airport
City: Jaffna
Country: Sri Lanka Flag of Sri Lanka
IATA Code: JAF
ICAO Code: VCCJ
Coordinates: 9°47′32″N, 80°4′12″E

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Beijing

 CST

Jaffna

 +0530

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 341 kg (753 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Jaffna (JAF).

Distance:
3060
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3060

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