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Distance between Nashville, TN (BNA) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Flight distance from Nashville to Columbia (Nashville International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 349 miles / 562 kilometers / 304 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Nashville (BNA) to Columbia (CAE) is 438 miles / 705 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 50 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Nashville to Columbia.

Shortest flight path between Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

How far is Columbia from Nashville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Nashville and Columbia. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 349.272 miles
  • 562.099 kilometers
  • 303.509 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
  • 348.790 miles
  • 561.324 kilometers
  • 303.091 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).

Airport information


A Nashville International Airport
City: Nashville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BNA
ICAO Code: KBNA
Coordinates: 36°7′28″N, 86°40′41″W

B Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbia, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Nashville and Columbia is 1 hour. Columbia is 1 hour ahead of Nashville.

Time Difference

Nashville, TN

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Columbia, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 76 kg (168 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Nashville (BNA) → Columbia (CAE).

Distance:
349
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
349

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