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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Grand Canyon, AZ (GCN)

Flight distance from Chicago to Grand Canyon (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Grand Canyon National Park Airport) is 1365 miles / 2196 kilometers / 1186 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Grand Canyon (GCN) is 1737 miles / 2795 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 6 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Grand Canyon.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN).

How far is Grand Canyon from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1364.692 miles
  • 2196.259 kilometers
  • 1185.885 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
  • 1361.879 miles
  • 2191.732 kilometers
  • 1183.440 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 Grand Canyon National Park Airport
City: Grand Canyon, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GCN
ICAO Code: KGCN
Coordinates: 35°57′8″N, 112°8′49″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Grand Canyon is 2 hours. Grand Canyon is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Grand Canyon, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 171 kg (377 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Grand Canyon (GCN).

Distance:
1365
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1365

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