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How far is Chicago, IL, from Atlanta, GA?

The distance between Atlanta (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 606 miles / 975 kilometers / 526 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Atlanta (ATL) to Chicago (ORD) is 743 miles / 1195 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 4 minutes.

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport

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Distance from Atlanta to Chicago

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 605.810 miles
  • 974.957 kilometers
  • 526.435 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
  • 606.663 miles
  • 976.329 kilometers
  • 527.176 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 Atlanta to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour and 38 minutes.

What is the time difference between Atlanta and Chicago?

The time difference between Atlanta and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Atlanta.

Flight carbon footprint between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from Atlanta to Chicago generates about 113 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 113 kilograms equals 250 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Atlanta to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″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