# How far is Charlotte, NC, from Chicago, IL?

The distance between Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) and Charlotte (Charlotte Douglas International Airport) is 599 miles / 965 kilometers / 521 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Charlotte (CLT) is 769 miles / 1237 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 14 hours 46 minutes.

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1 h 38 min
113 kg

## Distance from Chicago to Charlotte

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Chicago to Charlotte. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 599.320 miles
• 964.512 kilometers
• 520.795 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 599.362 miles
• 964.580 kilometers
• 520.832 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Charlotte?

The estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport is 1 hour and 38 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

On average, flying from Chicago to Charlotte generates about 113 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 113 kilograms equals 248 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Charlotte

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

## Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″W