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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 37 hours 39 minutes.

Chicago – Fresno

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1730
Miles
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2784
Kilometers
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1503
Nautical miles

How far is Fresno from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago to Fresno is 3 hours 46 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Chicago time to Fresno time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Fresno: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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Fresno, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Fresno generates about 195 kg of CO2 per passenger, 195 kilograms is equal to 429 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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