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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Fargo, ND (FAR)

Flight distance from Chicago to Fargo (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Hector International Airport) is 557 miles / 896 kilometers / 484 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Fargo (FAR) is 634 miles / 1020 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Hector International Airport (FAR).

How far is Fargo from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 556.805 miles
  • 896.092 kilometers
  • 483.851 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
  • 555.987 miles
  • 894.775 kilometers
  • 483.140 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 Hector International Airport
City: Fargo, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAR
ICAO Code: KFAR
Coordinates: 46°55′14″N, 96°48′56″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Fargo.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Fargo, ND

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 107 kg (236 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Fargo (FAR).

Air miles:
557
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
557

Round trip?