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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Shanghai (SHA)

Flight distance from Chicago to Shanghai (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport) is 7064 miles / 11368 kilometers / 6138 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 13 hours 52 minutes.

Map of flight path from Chicago to Shanghai.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA).

How far is Shanghai from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 7063.895 miles
  • 11368.237 kilometers
  • 6138.357 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
  • 7049.489 miles
  • 11345.054 kilometers
  • 6125.839 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 Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: SHA
ICAO Code: ZSSS
Coordinates: 31°11′52″N, 121°20′9″E

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Shanghai

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 864 kg (1 904 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Shanghai (SHA).

Distance:
7064
Elite level bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7064

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