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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP)

Flight distance from Chicago to San Luis Obispo (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport) is 1820 miles / 2929 kilometers / 1581 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to San Luis Obispo (SBP) is 2153 miles / 3465 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 14 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to San Luis Obispo.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).

How far is San Luis Obispo from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1819.697 miles
  • 2928.519 kilometers
  • 1581.274 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
  • 1815.786 miles
  • 2922.225 kilometers
  • 1577.875 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 San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and San Luis Obispo is 2 hours. San Luis Obispo is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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San Luis Obispo, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 200 kg (441 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → San Luis Obispo (SBP).

Distance:
1820
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1820

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