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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Grand Island, NE (GRI)

Flight distance from Chicago to Grand Island (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Central Nebraska Regional Airport) is 544 miles / 876 kilometers / 473 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Grand Island (GRI) is 611 miles / 983 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 29 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI).

How far is Grand Island from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 544.189 miles
  • 875.788 kilometers
  • 472.888 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
  • 542.816 miles
  • 873.578 kilometers
  • 471.695 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 Central Nebraska Regional Airport
City: Grand Island, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GRI
ICAO Code: KGRI
Coordinates: 40°58′2″N, 98°18′34″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Grand Island.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Grand Island, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 105 kg (232 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Grand Island (GRI).

Distance:
544
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
544

Round trip?