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Distance between Tucson, AZ (TUS) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Flight distance from Tucson to Columbia (Tucson International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 1730 miles / 2784 kilometers / 1503 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Tucson (TUS) to Columbia (CAE) is 1937 miles / 3117 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 14 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Tucson to Columbia.

Shortest flight path between Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

How far is Columbia from Tucson?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1729.661 miles
  • 2783.619 kilometers
  • 1503.034 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
  • 1726.053 miles
  • 2777.812 kilometers
  • 1499.899 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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″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 Tucson and Columbia is 2 hours. Columbia is 2 hours ahead of Tucson.

Time Difference

Tucson, AZ

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Columbia, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 195 kg (429 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Tucson (TUS) → Columbia (CAE).

Distance:
1730
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1730

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