# How far is Batticaloa from Colombo?

The distance between Colombo (Ratmalana Airport) and Batticaloa (Batticaloa International Airport) is 137 miles / 221 kilometers / 119 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Colombo (RML) to Batticaloa (BTC) is 206 miles / 332 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 10 minutes.

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## Distance from Colombo to Batticaloa

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Colombo to Batticaloa. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 137.181 miles
• 220.772 kilometers
• 119.207 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 137.199 miles
• 220.801 kilometers
• 119.223 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Colombo to Batticaloa?

The estimated flight time from Ratmalana Airport to Batticaloa International Airport is 45 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Ratmalana Airport (RML) and Batticaloa International Airport (BTC)

On average, flying from Colombo to Batticaloa generates about 45 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 45 kilograms equals 100 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Colombo to Batticaloa

See the map of the shortest flight path between Ratmalana Airport (RML) and Batticaloa International Airport (BTC).

## Airport information

Origin Ratmalana Airport
City: Colombo
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: RML
ICAO Code: VCCC
Coordinates: 6°49′19″N, 79°53′10″E
Destination Batticaloa International Airport
City: Batticaloa
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: BTC
ICAO Code: VCCB
Coordinates: 7°42′20″N, 81°40′43″E