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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 40 hours 49 minutes.

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).

How far is Columbia from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Columbia. 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).

Airport information


A 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

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

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.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Columbia, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 236 kg (521 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Columbia (CAE).

Distance:
2130
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2130

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