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Distance between Bangor, ME (BGR) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Bangor to Chicago (Bangor International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 978 miles / 1573 kilometers / 850 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Bangor (BGR) to Chicago (ORD) is 1237 miles / 1990 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 50 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Bangor International Airport (BGR) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

How far is Chicago from Bangor?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 977.618 miles
  • 1573.324 kilometers
  • 849.527 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
  • 975.121 miles
  • 1569.305 kilometers
  • 847.357 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 Bangor International Airport
City: Bangor, ME
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BGR
ICAO Code: KBGR
Coordinates: 44°48′26″N, 68°49′41″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 Bangor and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Bangor.

Time Difference

Bangor, ME

 EST

Chicago, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (329 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Bangor (BGR) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
978
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
978

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