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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Cedar Rapids, IA (CID)

Flight distance from Chicago to Cedar Rapids (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – The Eastern Iowa Airport) is 196 miles / 316 kilometers / 171 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Cedar Rapids (CID) is 239 miles / 385 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 17 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Cedar Rapids.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID).

How far is Cedar Rapids from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 196.237 miles
  • 315.813 kilometers
  • 170.526 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
  • 195.726 miles
  • 314.990 kilometers
  • 170.081 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 The Eastern Iowa Airport
City: Cedar Rapids, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CID
ICAO Code: KCID
Coordinates: 41°53′4″N, 91°42′38″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Cedar Rapids.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Cedar Rapids, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 52 kg (115 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Cedar Rapids (CID).

Distance:
196
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
196

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