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Distance between Columbus, OH (CMH) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Flight distance from Columbus to Buffalo (John Glenn Columbus International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 296 miles / 477 kilometers / 258 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Columbus (CMH) to Buffalo (BUF) is 333 miles / 536 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).

How far is Buffalo from Columbus?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 296.331 miles
  • 476.899 kilometers
  • 257.505 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
  • 296.091 miles
  • 476.512 kilometers
  • 257.296 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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Columbus and Buffalo.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (151 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Columbus (CMH) → Buffalo (BUF).

Distance:
296
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
296

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