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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 14 hours 28 minutes.

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).

How far is Chicago from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between New York 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).

Airport information


A 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

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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EDT

Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 129 kg (284 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
740
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
740

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