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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from New York to Chicago (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 740 miles / 1191 kilometers / 643 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 54 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (JFK) to Chicago (ORD) is 826 miles / 1329 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 23 minutes.

New York – Chicago

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740
Miles
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1191
Kilometers
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643
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 739.950 miles
  • 1190.834 kilometers
  • 642.999 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
  • 738.088 miles
  • 1187.837 kilometers
  • 641.381 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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour 54 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between New York and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind New York.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from New York to Chicago generates about 129 kg of CO2 per passenger, 129 kilograms is equal to 284 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Chicago

Shortest flight path between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W
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 New York (JFK) to Chicago (ORD)

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