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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Ketchikan, AK (KTN)

Flight distance from Chicago to Ketchikan (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Ketchikan International Airport) is 2162 miles / 3479 kilometers / 1879 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Ketchikan (KTN) is 2675 miles / 4305 kilometers and travel time by car is about 52 hours 30 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Ketchikan.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Ketchikan International Airport (KTN).

How far is Ketchikan from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2161.856 miles
  • 3479.170 kilometers
  • 1878.601 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
  • 2156.559 miles
  • 3470.645 kilometers
  • 1873.998 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 Ketchikan International Airport
City: Ketchikan, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: KTN
ICAO Code: PAKT
Coordinates: 55°21′19″N, 131°42′38″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Ketchikan is 3 hours. Ketchikan is 3 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Ketchikan, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 236 kg (520 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Ketchikan (KTN).

Distance:
2162
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2162

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