# Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Bellingham, WA (BLI)

Flight distance from Chicago to Bellingham (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Bellingham International Airport) is 1733 miles / 2789 kilometers / 1506 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Bellingham (BLI) is 2175 miles / 3500 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 35 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Bellingham.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Bellingham International Airport (BLI).

## How far is Bellingham from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1733.179 miles
• 2789.282 kilometers
• 1506.092 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
• 1728.735 miles
• 2782.129 kilometers
• 1502.230 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
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

B Bellingham International Airport
City: Bellingham, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: BLI
ICAO Code: KBLI
Coordinates: 48°47′34″N, 122°32′16″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 195 kg (430 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Bellingham (BLI).

Distance:
1733
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1733

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