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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Shanghai is 14 hours. Shanghai is 14 hours ahead of Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 864 kg (1 904 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (ORD) → Shanghai (SHA).