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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Chicago to Palmdale (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 1707 miles / 2747 kilometers / 1483 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Palmdale (PMD) is 1987 miles / 3198 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 3 minutes.

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

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

How far is Palmdale from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1706.665 miles
  • 2746.610 kilometers
  • 1483.051 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
  • 1703.192 miles
  • 2741.022 kilometers
  • 1480.033 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 Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Palmdale, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 187 kg (413 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Palmdale (PMD).

Distance:
1707
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1707

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