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Distance between Denver, CO (DEN) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Flight distance from Denver to Columbus (Denver International Airport – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 1154 miles / 1857 kilometers / 1003 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Denver (DEN) to Columbus (LCK) is 1268 miles / 2040 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).

How far is Columbus from Denver?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1153.688 miles
  • 1856.681 kilometers
  • 1002.527 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
  • 1150.815 miles
  • 1852.056 kilometers
  • 1000.030 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 Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W

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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Denver and Columbus is 2 hours. Columbus is 2 hours ahead of Denver.

Time Difference

Denver, CO

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Columbus, OH

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Denver (DEN) → Columbus (LCK).

Distance:
1154
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1154

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