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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Carlsbad, NM (CNM)

Flight distance from Chicago to Carlsbad (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Cavern City Air Terminal) is 1118 miles / 1799 kilometers / 972 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Carlsbad (CNM) is 1327 miles / 2135 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 57 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Cavern City Air Terminal (CNM).

How far is Carlsbad from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1118.011 miles
  • 1799.265 kilometers
  • 971.525 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
  • 1117.088 miles
  • 1797.779 kilometers
  • 970.723 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 Cavern City Air Terminal
City: Carlsbad, NM
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CNM
ICAO Code: KCNM
Coordinates: 32°20′15″N, 104°15′46″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Carlsbad is 1 hour. Carlsbad is 1 hour behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Carlsbad, NM

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (348 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Carlsbad (CNM).

Distance:
1118
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1118

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