# How far is Chicago, IL, from Helsinki?

The distance between Helsinki (Helsinki Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 4436 miles / 7139 kilometers / 3855 nautical miles.

4436
Miles
7139
Kilometers
3855
Nautical miles
8 h 53 min
511 kg

## Distance from Helsinki to Chicago

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Helsinki to Chicago. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 4436.175 miles
• 7139.331 kilometers
• 3854.930 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 4423.491 miles
• 7118.918 kilometers
• 3843.908 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Helsinki to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from Helsinki Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 8 hours and 53 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Helsinki Airport (HEL) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from Helsinki to Chicago generates about 511 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 511 kilograms equals 1 127 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path from Helsinki to Chicago

See the map of the shortest flight path between Helsinki Airport (HEL) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

## Airport information

Origin Helsinki Airport
City: Helsinki
Country: Finland
IATA Code: HEL
ICAO Code: EFHK
Coordinates: 60°19′1″N, 24°57′47″E
Destination 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