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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Arcata, CA (ACV)

Flight distance from Chicago to Arcata (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Arcata–Eureka Airport) is 1866 miles / 3003 kilometers / 1622 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Arcata (ACV) is 2248 miles / 3618 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Arcata–Eureka Airport (ACV).

How far is Arcata from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1866.178 miles
  • 3003.322 kilometers
  • 1621.664 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
  • 1861.364 miles
  • 2995.575 kilometers
  • 1617.481 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 Arcata–Eureka Airport
City: Arcata, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ACV
ICAO Code: KACV
Coordinates: 40°58′41″N, 124°6′32″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Arcata is 2 hours. Arcata is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Arcata, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 205 kg (453 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Arcata (ACV).

Distance:
1866
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1866

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