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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Colombo (RML)

Distance from Beijing to Colombo (Beijing Capital International Airport – Ratmalana Airport) is 3224 miles / 5189 kilometers / 2802 nautical miles.

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)
  • 3224.188 miles
  • 5188.828 kilometers
  • 2801.743 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
  • 3227.733 miles
  • 5194.533 kilometers
  • 2804.824 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 (PEK) to Ratmalana Airport (RML) is 6 hours 36 minutes.

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
Colombo

Beijing

 CST

Colombo

 +0530

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 367 kg (808 pounds).

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 Ratmalana Airport
City: Colombo
Country: Sri Lanka Flag of Sri Lanka
IATA Code: RML
ICAO Code: VCCC
Coordinates: 6°49′19″N, 79°53′10″E

Map

Beijing to Colombo flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Colombo (RML).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
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