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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Columbus is 1 hour. Columbus is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (153 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (ORD) → Columbus (LCK).