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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Albuquerque, NM (ABQ)

Flight distance from Chicago to Albuquerque (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Albuquerque International Sunport) is 1118 miles / 1799 kilometers / 971 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Albuquerque (ABQ) is 1335 miles / 2148 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Albuquerque.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ).

How far is Albuquerque from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1117.785 miles
  • 1798.900 kilometers
  • 971.328 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
  • 1115.932 miles
  • 1795.919 kilometers
  • 969.719 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 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

B Albuquerque International Sunport
City: Albuquerque, NM
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ABQ
ICAO Code: KABQ
Coordinates: 35°2′24″N, 106°36′32″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Albuquerque is 1 hour. Albuquerque is 1 hour behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Albuquerque, NM

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (348 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Albuquerque (ABQ).

Distance:
1118
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1118

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