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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Columbia (Los Angeles International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 2130 miles / 3428 kilometers / 1851 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Columbia (CAE) is 2441 miles / 3929 kilometers and travel time by car is about 43 hours 14 minutes.

Los Angeles – Columbia

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2130
Miles
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3428
Kilometers
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1851
Nautical miles

How far is Columbia from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2129.925 miles
  • 3427.783 kilometers
  • 1850.855 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
  • 2125.326 miles
  • 3420.380 kilometers
  • 1846.857 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 Los Angeles to Columbia is 4 hours 31 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Columbia is 3 hours. Columbia is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles time to Columbia time converter

Time in Los Angeles: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Columbia: 00:00

Current local times

Los Angeles, CA

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Columbia, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to Columbia generates about 232 kg of CO2 per passenger, 232 kilograms is equal to 512 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Columbia

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

Airport information

Origin Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W
Destination 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