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Distance between Memphis, TN (MEM) and Columbus, OH (CMH)

Flight distance from Memphis to Columbus (Memphis International Airport – John Glenn Columbus International Airport) is 518 miles / 833 kilometers / 450 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Memphis (MEM) to Columbus (CMH) is 598 miles / 963 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 31 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Memphis to Columbus.

Shortest flight path between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH).

How far is Columbus from Memphis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Memphis and Columbus. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 517.610 miles
  • 833.012 kilometers
  • 449.790 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
  • 517.344 miles
  • 832.585 kilometers
  • 449.560 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

B John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMH
ICAO Code: KCMH
Coordinates: 39°59′52″N, 82°53′30″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Memphis and Columbus is 1 hour. Columbus is 1 hour ahead of Memphis.

Time Difference

Memphis, TN

 CST

Columbus, OH

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 101 kg (223 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Memphis (MEM) → Columbus (CMH).

Distance:
518
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
518

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