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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Tucson, AZ (TUS)

Flight distance from Chicago to Tucson (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Tucson International Airport) is 1437 miles / 2313 kilometers / 1249 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Tucson (TUS) is 1713 miles / 2757 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 34 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Tucson International Airport (TUS).

How far is Tucson from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1437.020 miles
  • 2312.659 kilometers
  • 1248.736 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
  • 1435.052 miles
  • 2309.492 kilometers
  • 1247.026 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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Tucson is 2 hours. Tucson is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Tucson, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 176 kg (387 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Tucson (TUS).

Distance:
1437
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1437

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