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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Flight distance from Chicago to Columbus (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 300 miles / 483 kilometers / 261 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Columbus (LCK) is 346 miles / 557 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).

How far is Columbus from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 300.305 miles
  • 483.294 kilometers
  • 260.958 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
  • 299.824 miles
  • 482.520 kilometers
  • 260.540 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 Rickenbacker International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LCK
ICAO Code: KLCK
Coordinates: 39°48′49″N, 82°55′40″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Columbus, OH

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (153 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Columbus (LCK).

Distance:
300
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
300

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