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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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

B Kelowna International Airport
City: Kelowna
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
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.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Kelowna

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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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