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Distance between Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Albuquerque to Chicago (Albuquerque International Sunport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 1118 miles / 1799 kilometers / 971 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Chicago (ORD) is 1335 miles / 2148 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 38 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Albuquerque to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

How far is Chicago from Albuquerque?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Albuquerque and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1117.785 miles
  • 1798.900 kilometers
  • 971.328 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
  • 1115.932 miles
  • 1795.919 kilometers
  • 969.719 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 Albuquerque International Sunport
City: Albuquerque, NM
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ABQ
ICAO Code: KABQ
Coordinates: 35°2′24″N, 106°36′32″W

B Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Albuquerque and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour ahead of Albuquerque.

Time Difference

Albuquerque, NM

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (348 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Albuquerque (ABQ) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
1118
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1118

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