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Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Flight distance from Seattle to Columbia (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 2322 miles / 3737 kilometers / 2018 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Columbia (CAE) is 2858 miles / 4599 kilometers and travel time by car is about 50 hours 51 minutes.

Seattle – Columbia

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2322
Miles
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3737
Kilometers
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2018
Nautical miles

How far is Columbia from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2321.883 miles
  • 3736.708 kilometers
  • 2017.661 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
  • 2317.455 miles
  • 3729.583 kilometers
  • 2013.814 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Seattle to Columbia is 4 hours 53 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Columbia is 3 hours. Columbia is 3 hours ahead of Seattle.

Seattle time to Columbia time converter

Time in Seattle: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Columbia: 00:00

Current local times

Seattle, WA

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Columbia, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Seattle to Columbia generates about 254 kg of CO2 per passenger, 254 kilograms is equal to 561 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Columbia

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

Airport information

Origin Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W
Destination Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbia, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W