# Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Kelowna (YLW)

Flight distance from Chicago to Kelowna (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Kelowna International Airport) is 1599 miles / 2573 kilometers / 1389 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Kelowna (YLW) is 2039 miles / 3281 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 19 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Kelowna.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Kelowna International Airport (YLW).

## How far is Kelowna from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1598.585 miles
• 2572.672 kilometers
• 1389.132 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
• 1594.659 miles
• 2566.355 kilometers
• 1385.721 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
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

B Kelowna International Airport
City: Kelowna
IATA Code: YLW
ICAO Code: CYLW
Coordinates: 49°57′21″N, 119°22′40″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 186 kg (410 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Kelowna (YLW).

Distance:
1599
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1599

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