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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Distance from Chicago to Columbia (Midway International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 651 miles / 1048 kilometers / 566 nautical miles.

How far is Columbia from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 651.006 miles
  • 1047.692 kilometers
  • 565.708 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
  • 651.343 miles
  • 1048.235 kilometers
  • 566.002 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 Midway International Airport (MDW) to Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Columbia is 1 hour. Columbia is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

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Columbia

Chicago, IL

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Columbia, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 119 kg (262 pounds).

Airport information


A Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″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

Map

Chicago to Columbia flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Columbia (CAE).

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Air miles:
651
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
651

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