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How far is Honolulu, HI, from Chicago, IL?

The distance between Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) and Honolulu (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport) is 4243 miles / 6829 kilometers / 3687 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 8 hours and 32 minutes.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

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3687
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Distance from Chicago to Honolulu

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Chicago to Honolulu. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4243.489 miles
  • 6829.234 kilometers
  • 3687.491 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 4237.213 miles
  • 6819.133 kilometers
  • 3682.038 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).

How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Honolulu?

The estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is 8 hours and 32 minutes.

What is the time difference between Chicago and Honolulu?

The time difference between Chicago and Honolulu is 4 hours. Honolulu is 4 hours behind Chicago.

Flight carbon footprint between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL)

On average, flying from Chicago to Honolulu generates about 487 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 487 kilograms equals 1 073 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Chicago to Honolulu

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL).

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 Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
City: Honolulu, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (ORD) to Honolulu (HNL)

United Airlines