Map of flight path from Beijing to Colombo.
Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Ratmalana Airport (RML).
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).
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 361 kg (796 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Beijing (PEK) → Colombo (RML).