# Distance between Columbia, SC (CAE) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Columbia to Chicago (Columbia Metropolitan Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 666 miles / 1072 kilometers / 579 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Columbia (CAE) to Chicago (ORD) is 800 miles / 1288 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 27 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Columbia to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

## How far is Chicago from Columbia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 666.382 miles
• 1072.438 kilometers
• 579.070 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
• 666.722 miles
• 1072.985 kilometers
• 579.366 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
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W

B Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Columbia and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Columbia.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (266 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Columbia (CAE) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
666
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
666

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