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

Flight distance from Chicago to Ottawa (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport) is 655 miles / 1053 kilometers / 569 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Ottawa (YOW) is 800 miles / 1288 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 39 minutes.

Chicago – Ottawa

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655
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1053
Kilometers
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569
Nautical miles

How far is Ottawa from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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 to Ottawa 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.

Chicago time to Ottawa time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Ottawa: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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Ottawa

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Ottawa generates about 119 kg of CO2 per passenger, 119 kilograms is equal to 263 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Ottawa

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Chicago (ORD) to Ottawa (YOW)

Air Canada
United Airlines