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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Sendai (SDJ)

Flight distance from Chicago to Sendai (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Sendai Airport) is 6122 miles / 9852 kilometers / 5320 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 12 hours 5 minutes.

Map of flight path from Chicago to Sendai.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Sendai Airport (SDJ).

How far is Sendai from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6121.681 miles
  • 9851.891 kilometers
  • 5319.596 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
  • 6107.103 miles
  • 9828.430 kilometers
  • 5306.928 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 Sendai Airport
City: Sendai
Country: Japan Flag of Japan
IATA Code: SDJ
ICAO Code: RJSS
Coordinates: 38°8′22″N, 140°55′1″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Sendai is 14 hours. Sendai is 14 hours ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Sendai

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 733 kg (1 616 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Sendai (SDJ).

Distance:
6122
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6122

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