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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)

Flight distance from Chicago to Salt Lake City (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Salt Lake City International Airport) is 1250 miles / 2011 kilometers / 1086 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Salt Lake City (SLC) is 1399 miles / 2251 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 17 minutes.

Chicago – Salt Lake City

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1250
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2011
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1086
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How far is Salt Lake City from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1249.772 miles
  • 2011.313 kilometers
  • 1086.022 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
  • 1246.569 miles
  • 2006.158 kilometers
  • 1083.238 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago to Salt Lake City is 2 hours 51 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Salt Lake City is 1 hour. Salt Lake City is 1 hour behind Chicago.

Chicago time to Salt Lake City time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Salt Lake City: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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Salt Lake City, UT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Salt Lake City generates about 164 kg of CO2 per passenger, 164 kilograms is equal to 361 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Salt Lake City

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (ORD) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

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United Airlines