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Distance between St Louis, MO (STL) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Flight distance from St Louis to Columbia (St. Louis Lambert International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 613 miles / 986 kilometers / 533 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from St Louis (STL) to Columbia (CAE) is 762 miles / 1227 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 27 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from St Louis to Columbia.

Shortest flight path between St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

How far is Columbia from St Louis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between St Louis and Columbia. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 612.889 miles
  • 986.349 kilometers
  • 532.586 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
  • 612.268 miles
  • 985.350 kilometers
  • 532.047 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 St. Louis Lambert International Airport
City: St Louis, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: STL
ICAO Code: KSTL
Coordinates: 38°44′55″N, 90°22′12″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between St Louis and Columbia is 1 hour. Columbia is 1 hour ahead of St Louis.

Time Difference

St Louis, MO

 CST

Columbia, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 114 kg (252 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

St Louis (STL) → Columbia (CAE).

Distance:
613
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
613

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