# 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
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
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.

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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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