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Distance between State College, PA (SCE) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from State College to Chicago (University Park Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 528 miles / 850 kilometers / 459 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from State College (SCE) to Chicago (ORD) is 586 miles / 943 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 16 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from State College to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between University Park Airport (SCE) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

How far is Chicago from State College?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 527.884 miles
  • 849.547 kilometers
  • 458.719 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
  • 526.565 miles
  • 847.424 kilometers
  • 457.572 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 University Park Airport
City: State College, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SCE
ICAO Code: KUNV
Coordinates: 40°50′57″N, 77°50′55″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 State College and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind State College.

Time Difference

State College, PA

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 103 kg (226 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

State College (SCE) → Chicago (ORD).

Distance:
528
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
528

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