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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Chicago (Washington Dulles International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 589 miles / 947 kilometers / 512 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 588.645 miles
  • 947.332 kilometers
  • 511.518 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
  • 587.448 miles
  • 945.406 kilometers
  • 510.478 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 Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Washington D.C..

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (245 pounds).

Airport information


A Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

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

Washington D.C. to Chicago flight path

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Chicago (ORD).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
589
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
589

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