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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Seattle to Chicago (Seattle Boeing Field – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 1720 miles / 2768 kilometers / 1495 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Chicago (ORD) is 2033 miles / 3272 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 57 minutes.

Seattle – Chicago

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1720
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2768
Kilometers
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1495
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1720.232 miles
  • 2768.445 kilometers
  • 1494.841 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
  • 1715.751 miles
  • 2761.234 kilometers
  • 1490.947 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 Seattle to Chicago?

Estimated flight time from Seattle Boeing Field to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 3 hours 45 minutes.

What is the time difference between Seattle and Chicago?

The time difference between Seattle and Chicago is 2 hours. Chicago is 2 hours ahead of Seattle.
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Flight carbon footprint between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average flying from Seattle to Chicago generates about 194 kg of CO2 per passenger, 194 kilograms is equal to 428 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″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