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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Zurich (ZRH)

Distance from Chicago to Zurich (O'Hare International Airport – Zurich Airport) is 4443 miles / 7150 kilometers / 3861 nautical miles.

How far is Zurich from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4442.909 miles
  • 7150.169 kilometers
  • 3860.783 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
  • 4430.830 miles
  • 7130.729 kilometers
  • 3850.286 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 O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 8 hours 54 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Zurich is 7 hours. Zurich is 7 hours ahead of Chicago.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 545 kg (1 202 pounds).

Airport information


A 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 Zurich Airport
City: Zurich
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: ZRH
ICAO Code: LSZH
Coordinates: 47°27′52″N, 8°32′57″E

Map

Chicago to Zurich flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Zurich (ZRH).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4443

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