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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 35 hours 9 minutes.

Chicago – Palmdale

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1707
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2747
Kilometers
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1483
Nautical miles

How far is Palmdale from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago to Palmdale is 3 hours 43 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Chicago time to Palmdale time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Palmdale: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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Palmdale, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Palmdale generates about 193 kg of CO2 per passenger, 193 kilograms is equal to 426 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 Palmdale

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

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 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