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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Gwangju (KWJ)

Flight distance from Chicago to Gwangju (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Gwangju Airport) is 6689 miles / 10765 kilometers / 5813 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 13 hours 9 minutes.

Map of flight path from Chicago to Gwangju.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Gwangju Airport (KWJ).

How far is Gwangju from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6689.312 miles
  • 10765.404 kilometers
  • 5812.853 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
  • 6674.449 miles
  • 10741.484 kilometers
  • 5799.937 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 Gwangju Airport
City: Gwangju
Country: South Korea Flag of South Korea
IATA Code: KWJ
ICAO Code: RKJJ
Coordinates: 35°7′35″N, 126°48′32″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Gwangju is 15 hours. Gwangju is 15 hours ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Gwangju

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 811 kg (1 789 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Gwangju (KWJ).

Distance:
6689
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6689

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