# Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Columbus (Washington Dulles International Airport – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 299 miles / 481 kilometers / 260 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Columbus (LCK) is 390 miles / 628 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 15 minutes.

## 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).

## Airport information

A Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

B Rickenbacker International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States
IATA Code: LCK
ICAO Code: KLCK
Coordinates: 39°48′49″N, 82°55′40″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (152 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Columbus (LCK).

Distance:
299
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
299

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