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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Tampa, FL (TPA)

Flight distance from Chicago to Tampa (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Tampa International Airport) is 1012 miles / 1628 kilometers / 879 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Tampa (TPA) is 1195 miles / 1923 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Tampa International Airport (TPA).

How far is Tampa from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1011.715 miles
  • 1628.198 kilometers
  • 879.157 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
  • 1013.616 miles
  • 1631.257 kilometers
  • 880.808 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 Tampa International Airport
City: Tampa, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TPA
ICAO Code: KTPA
Coordinates: 27°58′31″N, 82°31′59″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Tampa is 1 hour. Tampa is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Tampa, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 152 kg (334 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Tampa (TPA).

Distance:
1012
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1012

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