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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Reno, NV (RNO)

Flight distance from Chicago to Reno (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Reno–Tahoe International Airport) is 1671 miles / 2690 kilometers / 1452 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Reno (RNO) is 1914 miles / 3080 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Reno–Tahoe International Airport (RNO).

How far is Reno from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1671.367 miles
  • 2689.805 kilometers
  • 1452.378 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
  • 1667.187 miles
  • 2683.077 kilometers
  • 1448.745 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 Reno–Tahoe International Airport
City: Reno, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RNO
ICAO Code: KRNO
Coordinates: 39°29′56″N, 119°46′4″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Reno, NV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 183 kg (404 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Reno (RNO).

Distance:
1671
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1671

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