Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Columbia.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Columbia Regional Airport (COU).
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)
- 1492.784 miles
- 2402.402 kilometers
- 1297.193 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
- 1489.690 miles
- 2397.424 kilometers
- 1294.505 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 2 hours. Columbia is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (395 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Columbia (COU).