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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Ottawa (YOW)

Distance from Chicago to Ottawa (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport) is 655 miles / 1053 kilometers / 569 nautical miles.

How far is Ottawa from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 654.544 miles
  • 1053.386 kilometers
  • 568.783 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
  • 653.056 miles
  • 1050.992 kilometers
  • 567.490 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (YOW) is 1 hour 44 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 119 kg (263 pounds).

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 Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport
City: Ottawa
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YOW
ICAO Code: CYOW
Coordinates: 45°19′20″N, 75°40′9″W

Chicago to Ottawa flight path

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (YOW).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Ottawa (YOW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
655

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