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Distance between Columbus, OH (CMH) and Waterloo, IA (ALO)

Flight distance from Columbus to Waterloo (John Glenn Columbus International Airport – Waterloo Regional Airport) is 525 miles / 845 kilometers / 456 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Columbus (CMH) to Waterloo (ALO) is 624 miles / 1005 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) and Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO).

How far is Waterloo from Columbus?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 525.198 miles
  • 845.224 kilometers
  • 456.385 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
  • 524.072 miles
  • 843.413 kilometers
  • 455.406 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 John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMH
ICAO Code: KCMH
Coordinates: 39°59′52″N, 82°53′30″W

B Waterloo Regional Airport
City: Waterloo, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALO
ICAO Code: KALO
Coordinates: 42°33′25″N, 92°24′1″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Columbus and Waterloo is 1 hour. Waterloo is 1 hour behind Columbus.

Time Difference

Columbus, OH

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Waterloo, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (226 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Columbus (CMH) → Waterloo (ALO).

Distance:
525
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
525

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