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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Flight distance from Chicago to Santa Ana (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Orange County John Wayne Airport) is 1726 miles / 2777 kilometers / 1500 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Santa Ana (SNA) is 2010 miles / 3235 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 11 minutes.

Chicago – Santa Ana

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1726
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2777
Kilometers
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1500
Nautical miles

How far is Santa Ana from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1725.694 miles
  • 2777.235 kilometers
  • 1499.587 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
  • 1722.397 miles
  • 2771.929 kilometers
  • 1496.722 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 O'Hare International Airport to Orange County John Wayne Airport is 3 hours 46 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and Santa Ana is 2 hours. Santa Ana is 2 hours behind Chicago.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Santa Ana generates about 194 kg of CO2 per passenger, 194 kilograms is equal to 429 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 Santa Ana

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA).

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 Orange County John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (ORD) to Santa Ana (SNA)

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