# How far is Chicago, IL, from Bucharest?

The distance between Bucharest (Aurel Vlaicu International Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 5219 miles / 8399 kilometers / 4535 nautical miles.

5219
Miles
8399
Kilometers
4535
Nautical miles
10 h 22 min
612 kg

## Distance from Bucharest to Chicago

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 5219.038 miles
• 8399.228 kilometers
• 4535.220 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
• 5205.334 miles
• 8377.172 kilometers
• 4523.311 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 Bucharest to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from Aurel Vlaicu International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 10 hours and 22 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from Bucharest to Chicago generates about 612 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 612 kilograms equals 1 350 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path from Bucharest to Chicago

See the map of the shortest flight path between Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

## Airport information

Origin Aurel Vlaicu International Airport
City: Bucharest
Country: Romania
IATA Code: BBU
ICAO Code: LRBS
Coordinates: 44°30′11″N, 26°6′7″E
Destination Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W