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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 22 hours 49 minutes.

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).

How far is Salt Lake City from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Salt Lake City. 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).

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 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

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.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Salt Lake City, UT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (361 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Salt Lake City (SLC).

Distance:
1250
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1250

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