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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Brussels (BRU)

Flight distance from Chicago to Brussels (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Brussels Airport) is 4159 miles / 6694 kilometers / 3614 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 22 minutes.

Map of flight path from Chicago to Brussels.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Brussels Airport (BRU).

How far is Brussels from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4159.311 miles
  • 6693.762 kilometers
  • 3614.342 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
  • 4147.768 miles
  • 6675.185 kilometers
  • 3604.312 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 Brussels Airport
City: Brussels
Country: Belgium Flag of Belgium
IATA Code: BRU
ICAO Code: EBBR
Coordinates: 50°54′5″N, 4°29′3″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Brussels is 7 hours. Brussels is 7 hours ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Brussels

 CET

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 476 kg (1 050 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Brussels (BRU).

Distance:
4159
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4159

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