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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from Chicago to New York (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 740 miles / 1191 kilometers / 643 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to New York (JFK) is 825 miles / 1327 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 21 minutes.

Chicago – New York

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740
Miles
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1191
Kilometers
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643
Nautical miles

How far is New York from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 739.950 miles
  • 1190.834 kilometers
  • 642.999 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
  • 738.088 miles
  • 1187.837 kilometers
  • 641.381 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago to New York is 1 hour 54 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and New York is 1 hour. New York is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Chicago time to New York time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in New York: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to New York generates about 129 kg of CO2 per passenger, 129 kilograms is equal to 284 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to New York

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (ORD) to New York (JFK)

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