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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Charlotte, NC (CLT)

Flight distance from Chicago to Charlotte (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Charlotte Douglas International Airport) is 599 miles / 965 kilometers / 521 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Charlotte (CLT) is 773 miles / 1244 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

How far is Charlotte from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Charlotte. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Charlotte is 1 hour. Charlotte is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Charlotte, NC

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 113 kg (248 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Charlotte (CLT).

Distance:
599
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
599

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