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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Frankfurt (FRA)

Flight distance from Chicago to Frankfurt (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Frankfurt Airport) is 4343 miles / 6989 kilometers / 3774 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 43 minutes.

Map of flight path from Chicago to Frankfurt.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

How far is Frankfurt from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4342.881 miles
  • 6989.189 kilometers
  • 3773.860 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
  • 4330.879 miles
  • 6969.874 kilometers
  • 3763.431 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 Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Frankfurt is 7 hours. Frankfurt is 7 hours ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Frankfurt

 CEST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 506 kg (1 116 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Frankfurt (FRA).

Distance:
4343
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4343

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