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

Flight distance from Chicago to Columbia (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 666 miles / 1072 kilometers / 579 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Columbia (CAE) is 801 miles / 1289 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 22 minutes.

Chicago – Columbia

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666
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1072
Kilometers
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579
Nautical miles

How far is Columbia from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 666.382 miles
  • 1072.438 kilometers
  • 579.070 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
  • 666.722 miles
  • 1072.985 kilometers
  • 579.366 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 Chicago to Columbia is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Chicago time to Columbia time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Columbia: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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Columbia, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Columbia generates about 121 kg of CO2 per passenger, 121 kilograms is equal to 266 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Columbia

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

Airport information

Origin Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Chicago (ORD) to Columbia (CAE)

United Airlines