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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Anchorage, AK (ANC)

Flight distance from Chicago to Anchorage (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – 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 3602 miles / 5797 kilometers and travel time by car is about 65 hours 32 minutes.

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).

How far is Anchorage from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Anchorage is 3 hours. Anchorage is 3 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Anchorage, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 316 kg (696 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Anchorage (ANC).

Distance:
2846
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2846

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