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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 16 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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Columbia, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (151 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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