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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Columbia (Washington Dulles International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 401 miles / 645 kilometers / 348 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Washington D.C. and Columbia.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 84 kg (184 pounds).

Airport information


A Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

B 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

Washington D.C. to Columbia flight path

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Columbia (CAE).

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Air miles:
401
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
401

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