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).
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)
- 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Columbia is 1 hour. Columbia is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (266 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (ORD) → Columbia (CAE).