# 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
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
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.

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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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