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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Flight distance from Charleston to Columbia (Charleston International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 95 miles / 153 kilometers / 83 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Columbia (CAE) is 106 miles / 170 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 52 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

How far is Columbia from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 95.013 miles
  • 152.909 kilometers
  • 82.564 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
  • 95.064 miles
  • 152.991 kilometers
  • 82.609 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″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 Charleston and Columbia.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

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Columbia, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 39 kg (86 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Columbia (CAE).

Distance:
95
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
95

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