The flight distance from Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Independence, Missouri is:

249 miles / 400 km

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Distance from Cedar Rapids, IA to Independence, MO

The total distance from Cedar Rapids, IA to Independence, MO is 249 miles.

This is equivalent to 400 kilometers or 216 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
It ends in Independence, Missouri.

Your flight direction from Cedar Rapids, IA to Independence, MO is Southwest (-143 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from Cedar Rapids, IA to Independence, MO. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

City: Cedar Rapids
State: Iowa
Country: United States
Category: cities

Independence, Missouri

City: Independence
State: Missouri
Country: United States
Category: cities

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