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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.

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).

Airport information


A Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E

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 Frankfurt and Chicago is 7 hours. Chicago is 7 hours behind Frankfurt.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 499 kg (1 101 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
4343
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4343

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