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).
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, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 236 kg (521 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Columbia (CAE).