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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and El Paso, TX (ELP)

Flight distance from Chicago to El Paso (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – El Paso International Airport) is 1236 miles / 1989 kilometers / 1074 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to El Paso (ELP) is 1465 miles / 2358 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 32 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to El Paso.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and El Paso International Airport (ELP).

How far is El Paso from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1236.173 miles
  • 1989.427 kilometers
  • 1074.205 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
  • 1235.015 miles
  • 1987.564 kilometers
  • 1073.199 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 El Paso International Airport
City: El Paso, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ELP
ICAO Code: KELP
Coordinates: 31°48′25″N, 106°22′40″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and El Paso is 1 hour. El Paso is 1 hour behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

El Paso, TX

 MDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → El Paso (ELP).

Distance:
1236
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1236

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