# Distance between São Paulo (GRU) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from São Paulo to Chicago (São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 5222 miles / 8404 kilometers / 4538 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 23 minutes.

## Map of flight path from São Paulo to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

## How far is Chicago from São Paulo?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 5222.062 miles
• 8404.094 kilometers
• 4537.848 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
• 5237.049 miles
• 8428.213 kilometers
• 4550.871 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 São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport
City: São Paulo
Country: Brazil
IATA Code: GRU
ICAO Code: SBGR
Coordinates: 23°26′8″S, 46°28′23″W

B 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

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between São Paulo and Chicago is 2 hours. Chicago is 2 hours behind São Paulo.

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CDT

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 613 kg (1 351 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

São Paulo (GRU) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
5222
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5222

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