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How far is Las Vegas, NV, from Chicago, IL?

The distance between Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) and Las Vegas (Las Vegas McCarran International Airport) is 1514 miles / 2437 kilometers / 1316 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Las Vegas (LAS) is 1751 miles / 2818 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 30 hours 29 minutes.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Las Vegas McCarran International Airport

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Distance from Chicago to Las Vegas

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Chicago to Las Vegas. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1514.240 miles
  • 2436.933 kilometers
  • 1315.839 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 1510.986 miles
  • 2431.696 kilometers
  • 1313.011 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).

How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Las Vegas?

The estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport is 3 hours and 22 minutes.

What is the time difference between Chicago and Las Vegas?

The time difference between Chicago and Las Vegas is 2 hours. Las Vegas is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Flight carbon footprint between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS)

On average, flying from Chicago to Las Vegas generates about 180 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 180 kilograms equals 398 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Las Vegas

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
City: Las Vegas, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAS
ICAO Code: KLAS
Coordinates: 36°4′48″N, 115°9′7″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (ORD) to Las Vegas (LAS)

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