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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Columbia, SC

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Chicago, IL

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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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