The flight time from Columbia to Charlotte is 1 hour, 1 minute. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CAE Columbia, SC 2 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
27 minutes in the air
16 minutes taxiing in
Arrives CLT Charlotte, NC 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
86%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Columbia to Charlotte is 1 hour, 1 minute. The time spent in the air is 27 minutes.

The flight distance from Columbia to Charlotte is 88 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Charlotte to Columbia
50 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
1h 1m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

50

Distance

88 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150200

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
50

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Columbia from Charlotte by plane?

The distance from Columbia to Charlotte by plane is 88 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Columbia to Charlotte?

The flight time from Columbia to Charlotte is 1 hour, 1 minute. The time spent in the air is 27 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Columbia to Charlotte?

American is the only airline with direct flights from Columbia to Charlotte.

Does Southwest fly from Columbia to Charlotte?

Southwest does not fly from Columbia (CAE) to Charlotte (CLT). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Columbia 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 27 minutes
Taxiing In 16 minutes
Arrives Charlotte 5 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Columbia to Charlotte, American is 86% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 86% 12% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Columbia and Charlotte, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
American 14 27 16 61

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
9pm 0.01
9am 0.38
11am 0.87
5pm 0.53
7am 0.82
4pm 0.08
2pm 0.86
5am 0.93
10pm 0
3pm 0.71
1pm 0.11
7pm 0.51
12pm 0.88
8pm 0.16
6am 0.15

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Columbia to Charlotte that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 206
February 189
March 217
April 210
May 214
June 210
July 212
August 215
September 229
October 239
November 231
December 235

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Columbia to Charlotte that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 7.29
Tuesday 7.21
Wednesday 7.21
Thursday 7.13
Friday 7.27
Saturday 6.87
Sunday 7.15

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
American 1

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
9pm 12 24 16 55
9am 19 28 16 67
11am 13 27 21 64
5pm 12 26 21 60
7am 16 27 17 64
4pm 14 27 17 60
2pm 15 27 15 61
5am 13 26 9 52
10pm 8 23 32 63
3pm 14 27 17 62
1pm 15 26 10 50
7pm 13 26 19 60
12pm 15 28 14 60
8pm 14 27 16 60
6am 14 25 9 49
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.