Distance from Colombo to Cairo

Distance is 5679 kilometers or 3529 miles or 3066 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 Cairo

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

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:303.4°West-northwestWest-northwest
Final heading:286.7°West-northwestWest-northwest

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Heading from Cairo

Latitude: 30° 03' North
Longitude: 31° 14' East
Initial heading:106.7°East-southeastEast-southeast
Final heading:123.4°East-southeastEast-southeast

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Colombo (Sri Lanka)Monday, November 30, 2015 at 11:56:36 AM
Cairo (Egypt)Monday, November 30, 2015 at 8:26:36 AM

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