Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Chicago.
Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).
How far is Chicago from Frankfurt?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Frankfurt and Chicago. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 4342.881 miles
- 6989.189 kilometers
- 3773.860 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
- 4330.879 miles
- 6969.874 kilometers
- 3763.431 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Frankfurt and Chicago is 7 hours. Chicago is 7 hours behind Frankfurt.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 499 kg (1 101 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Frankfurt (FRA) → Chicago (ORD).