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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Fort Wayne, IN (FWA)

Flight distance from Chicago to Fort Wayne (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Fort Wayne International Airport) is 157 miles / 252 kilometers / 136 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Fort Wayne (FWA) is 186 miles / 300 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 42 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Fort Wayne.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA).

How far is Fort Wayne from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 156.644 miles
  • 252.094 kilometers
  • 136.120 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
  • 156.354 miles
  • 251.628 kilometers
  • 135.868 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 Fort Wayne International Airport
City: Fort Wayne, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FWA
ICAO Code: KFWA
Coordinates: 40°58′42″N, 85°11′42″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Fort Wayne is 1 hour. Fort Wayne is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Fort Wayne, IN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 47 kg (103 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Fort Wayne (FWA).

Distance:
157
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
157

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