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How far is Chicago, IL, from New York, NY?

The distance between New York (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 740 miles / 1191 kilometers / 643 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 54 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (JFK) to Chicago (ORD) is 825 miles / 1328 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 29 minutes.

New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport

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740
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1191
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643
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Distance from New York to Chicago

There are several ways to calculate the distance from New York to Chicago. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

How long does it take to fly from New York to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour and 54 minutes.

What is the time difference between New York and Chicago?

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

Flight carbon footprint between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from New York to Chicago generates about 129 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 129 kilograms equals 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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