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Distance between Reno, NV (RNO) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Reno to Chicago (Reno–Tahoe International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 1671 miles / 2690 kilometers / 1452 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Reno (RNO) to Chicago (ORD) is 1913 miles / 3078 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Reno to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Reno–Tahoe International Airport (RNO) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

How far is Chicago from Reno?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1671.367 miles
  • 2689.805 kilometers
  • 1452.378 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
  • 1667.187 miles
  • 2683.077 kilometers
  • 1448.745 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 Reno–Tahoe International Airport
City: Reno, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RNO
ICAO Code: KRNO
Coordinates: 39°29′56″N, 119°46′4″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Reno and Chicago is 2 hours. Chicago is 2 hours ahead of Reno.

Time Difference

Reno, NV

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (420 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Reno (RNO) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
1671
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1671

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