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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Flight distance from Houston to Columbia (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 883 miles / 1421 kilometers / 768 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Columbia (CAE) is 996 miles / 1603 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 15 minutes.

Houston – Columbia

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883
Miles
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1421
Kilometers
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768
Nautical miles

How far is Columbia from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 883.242 miles
  • 1421.441 kilometers
  • 767.517 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
  • 881.918 miles
  • 1419.309 kilometers
  • 766.365 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Houston William P. Hobby Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport is 2 hours 10 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Houston and Columbia is 1 hour. Columbia is 1 hour ahead of Houston.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Houston to Columbia generates about 142 kg of CO2 per passenger, 142 kilograms is equal to 313 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Columbia

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

Airport information

Origin Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W
Destination Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbia, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W