Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Columbia.
Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).
How far is Columbia from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Columbia. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 877.785 miles
- 1412.658 kilometers
- 762.774 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
- 876.391 miles
- 1410.415 kilometers
- 761.563 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
The time difference between Houston and Columbia is 1 hour. Columbia is 1 hour ahead of Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 142 kg (312 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (IAH) → Columbia (CAE).