New York to Colombo flight duration

What is the flight duration from New York to Colombo?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between New York and Colombo so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from New York to Colombo

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The flight time from New York to Colombo is 17 hours 9 minutes.

A direct flight from New York (JFK) to Colombo (CMB) has a duration of 17 hours 9 minutes.

A distance of 8,753 miles / 14,086 km.

Related: Return journey Colombo to New York flight duration


Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from New York to Colombo is 17 hours 9 minutes
  • Distance from New York to Colombo is 8,753 miles / 14,086 km
  • New York is served by 3 airports New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
  • Colombo is served by 1 airports Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between New York, United States and Colombo, Sri Lanka? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 17 hours 9 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

New York to Colombo flight time via Dubai | JFK to CMB via DXB
New York to Dubai
12 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 25 minutes
Dubai to Colombo
4 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
19 hours 15 minutes
New York to Colombo flight time via Guangzhou | JFK to CMB via CAN
New York to Guangzhou
15 hours 55 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
10 hours 25 minutes
Guangzhou to Colombo
5 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
32 hours
New York to Colombo flight time via Abu Dhabi International | JFK to CMB via AUH
New York to Abu Dhabi International
12 hours 45 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 15 minutes
Abu Dhabi International to Colombo
4 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
20 hours 30 minutes

Airlines flying between New York and Colombo

Most popular airlines that fly the route between New York and Colombo

Kuwait Airways
Kuwait Airways
Singapore Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Aeroflot
Aeroflot

Popular routes from New York

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New York & Colombo local time and timezones

Colombo, Sri Lanka time is 10 hours ahead of New York, United States

Date and time in New York, United States:
13:48 Sat, 17 Aug, 2019,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)

Date and time in Colombo, Sri Lanka:
23:18 Sat, 17 Aug, 2019,
Colombo Timezone: +0530 (+05:30)

Jet Lag effects from flying between New York and Colombo

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between New York and Colombo

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