# How far is Columbia, SC, from Grand Rapids, MI?

The distance between Grand Rapids (Gerald R. Ford International Airport) and Columbia (Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 661 miles / 1064 kilometers / 575 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Columbia (CAE) is 841 miles / 1353 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 16 hours 5 minutes.

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## Distance from Grand Rapids to Columbia

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Grand Rapids to Columbia. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 661.192 miles
• 1064.085 kilometers
• 574.560 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 661.972 miles
• 1065.341 kilometers
• 575.238 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Grand Rapids to Columbia?

The estimated flight time from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport is 1 hour and 45 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Grand Rapids and Columbia?

There is no time difference between Grand Rapids and Columbia.

## Flight carbon footprint between Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

On average, flying from Grand Rapids to Columbia generates about 120 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 120 kilograms equals 265 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Grand Rapids to Columbia

See the map of the shortest flight path between Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

## Airport information

Origin Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City: Grand Rapids, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: GRR
ICAO Code: KGRR
Coordinates: 42°52′50″N, 85°31′22″W
Destination Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbia, SC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W