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Distance between Columbus, OH (CMH) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Columbus to Chicago (John Glenn Columbus International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 296 miles / 476 kilometers / 257 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago (ORD) is 341 miles / 549 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 6 minutes.

Columbus – Chicago

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296
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476
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257
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How far is Chicago from Columbus?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 295.539 miles
  • 475.624 kilometers
  • 256.816 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
  • 295.026 miles
  • 474.798 kilometers
  • 256.370 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Columbus to Chicago is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Columbus time to Chicago time converter

Time in Columbus: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Chicago: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Columbus to Chicago generates about 69 kg of CO2 per passenger, 69 kilograms is equal to 151 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Columbus to Chicago

Shortest flight path between John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMH
ICAO Code: KCMH
Coordinates: 39°59′52″N, 82°53′30″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

Airlines flying from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago (ORD)

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