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How far is Anchorage, AK from Chicago, IL?

Distance between Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) and Anchorage (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) is 2846 miles / 4580 kilometers / 2473 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Anchorage (ANC) is 3601 miles / 5795 kilometers and travel time by car is about 69 hours 19 minutes.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

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Distance from Chicago to Anchorage

There are several ways to calculate distance from Chicago to Anchorage. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2845.955 miles
  • 4580.121 kilometers
  • 2473.067 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
  • 2838.662 miles
  • 4568.384 kilometers
  • 2466.730 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).

How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Anchorage?

Estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is 5 hours 53 minutes.

What is the time difference between Chicago and Anchorage?

The time difference between Chicago and Anchorage is 3 hours. Anchorage is 3 hours behind Chicago.
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Flight carbon footprint between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC)

On average flying from Chicago to Anchorage generates about 316 kg of CO2 per passenger, 316 kilograms is equal to 696 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Anchorage

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (ORD) to Anchorage (ANC)

Alaska Airlines
United Airlines