Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Chicago.
Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).
How far is Chicago from Louisville?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Louisville and Chicago. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 286.510 miles
- 461.093 kilometers
- 248.971 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
- 286.739 miles
- 461.462 kilometers
- 249.170 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Louisville and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Louisville.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (148 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Louisville (SDF) → Chicago (ORD).