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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Chicago (Frankfurt Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 4343 miles / 6989 kilometers / 3774 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 43 minutes.

Frankfurt – Chicago

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4343
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6989
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3774
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Frankfurt?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Frankfurt Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 8 hours 43 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Frankfurt and Chicago is 7 hours. Chicago is 7 hours behind Frankfurt.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Frankfurt to Chicago generates about 499 kg of CO2 per passenger, 499 kilograms is equal to 1 101 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E
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 Frankfurt (FRA) to Chicago (ORD)

Lufthansa
United Airlines