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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Niigata (KIJ)

Flight distance from Chicago to Niigata (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Niigata Airport) is 6186 miles / 9956 kilometers / 5376 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 12 hours 12 minutes.

Map of flight path from Chicago to Niigata.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Niigata Airport (KIJ).

How far is Niigata from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6186.282 miles
  • 9955.856 kilometers
  • 5375.732 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
  • 6171.624 miles
  • 9932.266 kilometers
  • 5362.995 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 Niigata Airport
City: Niigata
Country: Japan Flag of Japan
IATA Code: KIJ
ICAO Code: RJSN
Coordinates: 37°57′21″N, 139°7′15″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Niigata is 14 hours. Niigata is 14 hours ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Niigata

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 742 kg (1 636 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Niigata (KIJ).

Distance:
6186
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6186

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