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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Springfield, IL (SPI)

Flight distance from Chicago to Springfield (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport) is 174 miles / 280 kilometers / 151 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Springfield (SPI) is 199 miles / 320 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 32 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Springfield.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI).

How far is Springfield from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 174.088 miles
  • 280.167 kilometers
  • 151.278 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
  • 174.122 miles
  • 280.222 kilometers
  • 151.308 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 Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City: Springfield, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SPI
ICAO Code: KSPI
Coordinates: 39°50′38″N, 89°40′40″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Springfield.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Springfield, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (112 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Springfield (SPI).

Distance:
174
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
174

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