# Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Columbia, MO (COU)

Flight distance from Chicago to Columbia (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Columbia Regional Airport) is 315 miles / 507 kilometers / 274 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Columbia (COU) is 393 miles / 633 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 15 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Columbia.

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

## 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)
• 315.135 miles
• 507.160 kilometers
• 273.845 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
• 314.929 miles
• 506.829 kilometers
• 273.666 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 Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

B Columbia Regional Airport
City: Columbia, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: COU
ICAO Code: KCOU
Coordinates: 38°49′5″N, 92°13′10″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Columbia.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 71 kg (157 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Columbia (COU).

Distance:
315
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
315

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