Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Flight distance from Charleston to Columbus (Charleston International Airport – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 503 miles / 810 kilometers / 437 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Columbus (LCK) is 618 miles / 994 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 8 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).

How far is Columbus from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 503.184 miles
• 809.797 kilometers
• 437.255 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
• 504.000 miles
• 811.109 kilometers
• 437.964 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
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

B Rickenbacker International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States
IATA Code: LCK
ICAO Code: KLCK
Coordinates: 39°48′49″N, 82°55′40″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Charleston and Columbus.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (218 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Columbus (LCK).

Distance:
503
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
503

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