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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Columbus (Palm Beach International Airport – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 920 miles / 1480 kilometers / 799 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Columbus (LCK) is 1081 miles / 1740 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 59 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Columbus.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).

How far is Columbus from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 919.512 miles
  • 1479.812 kilometers
  • 799.034 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
  • 921.733 miles
  • 1483.386 kilometers
  • 800.964 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″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

There is no time difference between West Palm Beach and Columbus.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

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Columbus, OH

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (320 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Columbus (LCK).

Distance:
920
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
920

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