Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Columbus.
Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).
How far is Columbus from Washington D.C.?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Columbus. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 298.986 miles
- 481.172 kilometers
- 259.812 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
- 298.298 miles
- 480.064 kilometers
- 259.214 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 Columbus.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (152 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Washington D.C. (IAD) → Columbus (LCK).