# How far is Hambantota from Colombo?

The distance between Colombo (Ratmalana Airport) and Hambantota (Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport) is 93 miles / 149 kilometers / 81 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Colombo (RML) to Hambantota (HRI) is 136 miles / 219 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 3 hours 20 minutes.

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## Distance from Colombo to Hambantota

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 92.745 miles
• 149.258 kilometers
• 80.593 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
• 92.735 miles
• 149.243 kilometers
• 80.585 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 Hambantota?

The estimated flight time from Ratmalana Airport to Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport is 40 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Ratmalana Airport (RML) and Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI)

On average, flying from Colombo to Hambantota generates about 39 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 39 kilograms equals 85 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 Hambantota

See the map of the shortest flight path between Ratmalana Airport (RML) and Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI).

## 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 Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport
City: Hambantota
Country: Sri Lanka
IATA Code: HRI
ICAO Code: VCRI
Coordinates: 6°17′4″N, 81°7′26″E