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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Champaign, IL (CMI)

Flight distance from Chicago to Champaign (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – University of Illinois Willard Airport) is 135 miles / 218 kilometers / 118 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) is 158 miles / 255 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI).

How far is Champaign from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 135.244 miles
  • 217.655 kilometers
  • 117.524 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
  • 135.405 miles
  • 217.914 kilometers
  • 117.664 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 University of Illinois Willard Airport
City: Champaign, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMI
ICAO Code: KCMI
Coordinates: 40°2′21″N, 88°16′41″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Champaign.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Champaign, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 44 kg (96 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Champaign (CMI).

Distance:
135
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
135

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