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Distance between Chattanooga, TN (CHA) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Flight distance from Chattanooga to Columbia (Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 245 miles / 394 kilometers / 213 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Chattanooga (CHA) to Columbia (CAE) is 321 miles / 516 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 37 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

How far is Columbia from Chattanooga?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 245.037 miles
  • 394.348 kilometers
  • 212.931 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
  • 244.607 miles
  • 393.657 kilometers
  • 212.558 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 Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
City: Chattanooga, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHA
ICAO Code: KCHA
Coordinates: 35°2′7″N, 85°12′13″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

There is no time difference between Chattanooga and Columbia.

Time Difference

Chattanooga, TN

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Columbia, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 61 kg (135 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chattanooga (CHA) → Columbia (CAE).

Distance:
245
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
245

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