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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Fresno, CA (FAT)

Flight distance from Chicago to Fresno (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Fresno Yosemite International Airport) is 1730 miles / 2784 kilometers / 1503 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Fresno (FAT) is 2136 miles / 3438 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT).

How far is Fresno from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1730.173 miles
  • 2784.443 kilometers
  • 1503.479 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
  • 1726.212 miles
  • 2778.068 kilometers
  • 1500.037 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 Fresno Yosemite International Airport
City: Fresno, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAT
ICAO Code: KFAT
Coordinates: 36°46′34″N, 119°43′4″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Fresno is 2 hours. Fresno is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Fresno, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 195 kg (429 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Fresno (FAT).

Distance:
1730
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1730

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