Distance from Colombo to Lagos

Distance is 8449 kilometers or 5250 miles or 4562 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map – Shortest path between Colombo and Lagos

Map – Shortest path between Colombo and Lagos
  • Location for Colombo
  • Location for Lagos

The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Colombo

Latitude: 6° 56' North
Longitude: 79° 51' East
Initial heading:274.9°WestWest
Final heading:264.4°WestWest

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Heading from Lagos

Latitude: 6° 27' North
Longitude: 3° 21' East
Initial heading:84.4°EastEast
Final heading:94.9°EastEast

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Colombo (Sri Lanka)Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 7:40:28 AM
Lagos (Nigeria)Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 3:10:28 AM

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