# How far is Chicago, IL, from Brussels?

The distance between Brussels (Brussels Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 4159 miles / 6694 kilometers / 3614 nautical miles.

4159
Miles
6694
Kilometers
3614
Nautical miles
8 h 22 min
476 kg

## Distance from Brussels to Chicago

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 4159.311 miles
• 6693.762 kilometers
• 3614.342 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
• 4147.768 miles
• 6675.185 kilometers
• 3604.312 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 Brussels to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from Brussels Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 8 hours and 22 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from Brussels to Chicago generates about 476 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 476 kilograms equals 1 050 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path from Brussels to Chicago

See the map of the shortest flight path between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

## Airport information

Origin Brussels Airport
City: Brussels
Country: Belgium
IATA Code: BRU
ICAO Code: EBBR
Coordinates: 50°54′5″N, 4°29′3″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