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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Bellingham, WA

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1733

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