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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Chicago (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 837 miles / 1347 kilometers / 727 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Chicago (ORD) is 933 miles / 1502 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 6 minutes.

New Orleans – Chicago

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837
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1347
Kilometers
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727
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 836.704 miles
  • 1346.544 kilometers
  • 727.076 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
  • 838.386 miles
  • 1349.252 kilometers
  • 728.538 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 Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between New Orleans and Chicago.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from New Orleans to Chicago generates about 138 kg of CO2 per passenger, 138 kilograms is equal to 305 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 Orleans to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″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