Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Columbia.
Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).
How far is Columbia from Washington D.C.?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Columbia. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 400.894 miles
- 645.176 kilometers
- 348.367 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
- 401.266 miles
- 645.775 kilometers
- 348.690 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Washington D.C. and Columbia.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 84 kg (185 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Washington D.C. (IAD) → Columbia (CAE).