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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Lynchburg, VA (LYH)

Flight distance from Chicago to Lynchburg (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Lynchburg Regional Airport) is 564 miles / 907 kilometers / 490 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Lynchburg (LYH) is 735 miles / 1183 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 21 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Lynchburg.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH).

How far is Lynchburg from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 563.867 miles
  • 907.456 kilometers
  • 489.987 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
  • 563.198 miles
  • 906.379 kilometers
  • 489.406 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 Lynchburg Regional Airport
City: Lynchburg, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LYH
ICAO Code: KLYH
Coordinates: 37°19′36″N, 79°12′1″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Lynchburg is 1 hour. Lynchburg is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Lynchburg, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 108 kg (238 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Lynchburg (LYH).

Distance:
564
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
564

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