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Distance between Tucson, AZ (TUS) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Flight distance from Tucson to Columbus (Tucson International Airport – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 1649 miles / 2654 kilometers / 1433 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Tucson (TUS) to Columbus (LCK) is 1842 miles / 2964 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).

How far is Columbus from Tucson?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1649.315 miles
  • 2654.315 kilometers
  • 1433.216 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
  • 1646.325 miles
  • 2649.503 kilometers
  • 1430.617 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 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

The time difference between Tucson and Columbus is 3 hours. Columbus is 3 hours ahead of Tucson.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 189 kg (417 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Tucson (TUS) → Columbus (LCK).

Distance:
1649
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1649

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