How far is Oakland from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Oakland. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1844.210 miles
- 2967.969 kilometers
- 1602.575 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
- 1839.798 miles
- 2960.868 kilometers
- 1598.741 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).
Estimated flight time from Midway International Airport (MDW) to Oakland International Airport (OAK) is 3 hours 59 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Oakland is 2 hours. Oakland is 2 hours behind Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 214 kg (471 pounds).
Chicago to Oakland flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Oakland (OAK).