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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Chicago (Philadelphia International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 678 miles / 1091 kilometers / 589 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Chicago (ORD) is 776 miles / 1249 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 29 minutes.

Philadelphia – Chicago

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678
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1091
Kilometers
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589
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Philadelphia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 677.865 miles
  • 1090.918 kilometers
  • 589.048 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
  • 676.254 miles
  • 1088.325 kilometers
  • 587.649 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 Philadelphia International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour 47 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Philadelphia and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Philadelphia.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Philadelphia to Chicago generates about 122 kg of CO2 per passenger, 122 kilograms is equal to 269 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Philadelphia to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Philadelphia (PHL) to Chicago (ORD)

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