# 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
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

B Gwangju Airport
City: Gwangju
Country: 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.

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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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