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Distance between Columbia, SC (CAE) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Distance from Columbia to Washington D.C. (Columbia Metropolitan Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 408 miles / 657 kilometers / 355 nautical miles.

How far is Washington D.C. from Columbia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 407.986 miles
  • 656.590 kilometers
  • 354.530 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
  • 408.276 miles
  • 657.056 kilometers
  • 354.782 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 1 hour 16 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Columbia and Washington D.C..

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 85 kg (187 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

B Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

Columbia to Washington D.C. flight path

Shortest flight path between Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Columbia (CAE) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
408

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