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

Flight distance from New York to Chicago (New York LaGuardia Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 733 miles / 1180 kilometers / 637 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Chicago (ORD) is 816 miles / 1314 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 12 minutes.

New York – Chicago

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733
Miles
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1180
Kilometers
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637
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)
  • 733.245 miles
  • 1180.043 kilometers
  • 637.173 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
  • 731.389 miles
  • 1177.057 kilometers
  • 635.560 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 LaGuardia Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour 53 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 128 kg of CO2 per passenger, 128 kilograms is equal to 283 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 LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″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 (LGA) to Chicago (ORD)

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