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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from O'Hare International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 1745 miles / 2808 kilometers / 1516 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1744.573 miles
  • 2807.618 kilometers
  • 1515.993 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
  • 1741.157 miles
  • 2802.120 kilometers
  • 1513.024 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 3 hours 48 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Map

Flight map from Chicago to Los Angeles.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1745

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