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How far is Chicago, IL, from Anchorage, AK?

The distance between Anchorage (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 2846 miles / 4580 kilometers / 2473 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 5 hours and 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Anchorage (ANC) to Chicago (ORD) is 3596 miles / 5787 kilometers and travel time by car is about 69 hours 14 minutes.

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport

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2846
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Distance from Anchorage to Chicago

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Anchorage to Chicago. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2845.955 miles
  • 4580.121 kilometers
  • 2473.067 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 2838.662 miles
  • 4568.384 kilometers
  • 2466.730 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).

How long does it take to fly from Anchorage to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 5 hours and 53 minutes.

What is the time difference between Anchorage and Chicago?

The time difference between Anchorage and Chicago is 3 hours. Chicago is 3 hours ahead of Anchorage.

Flight carbon footprint between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from Anchorage to Chicago generates about 316 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 316 kilograms equals 696 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Anchorage to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Anchorage (ANC) to Chicago (ORD)

Alaska Airlines
United Airlines