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Distance between Columbia, SC (CAE) and Harrisburg, PA (MDT)

Flight distance from Columbia to Harrisburg (Columbia Metropolitan Airport – Harrisburg International Airport) is 494 miles / 795 kilometers / 429 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Columbia (CAE) to Harrisburg (MDT) is 586 miles / 943 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) and Harrisburg International Airport (MDT).

How far is Harrisburg from Columbia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 493.779 miles
  • 794.661 kilometers
  • 429.083 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
  • 494.240 miles
  • 795.403 kilometers
  • 429.483 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 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 Harrisburg International Airport
City: Harrisburg, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDT
ICAO Code: KMDT
Coordinates: 40°11′36″N, 76°45′48″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Columbia and Harrisburg.

Time Difference

Columbia, SC

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Harrisburg, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 98 kg (215 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Columbia (CAE) → Harrisburg (MDT).

Distance:
494
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
494

Round trip?