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).
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.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 341 kg (753 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Beijing (PEK) → Jaffna (JAF).