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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Modesto, CA (MOD)

Flight distance from Chicago to Modesto (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Modesto City–County Airport) is 1773 miles / 2853 kilometers / 1541 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Modesto (MOD) is 2116 miles / 3406 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 23 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Modesto City–County Airport (MOD).

How far is Modesto from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1772.815 miles
  • 2853.069 kilometers
  • 1540.534 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
  • 1768.608 miles
  • 2846.298 kilometers
  • 1536.878 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 Modesto City–County Airport
City: Modesto, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MOD
ICAO Code: KMOD
Coordinates: 37°37′32″N, 120°57′14″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Modesto is 2 hours. Modesto is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Modesto, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 195 kg (430 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Modesto (MOD).

Distance:
1773
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1773

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