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Distance between San Jose (SJO) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Distance from San Jose to Chicago (Juan Santamaría International Airport – O'Hare International Airport) is 2214 miles / 3562 kilometers / 1924 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2213.626 miles
  • 3562.486 kilometers
  • 1923.589 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
  • 2221.289 miles
  • 3574.818 kilometers
  • 1930.248 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 Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) to O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is 4 hours 41 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Jose and Chicago.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 246 kg (542 pounds).

Airport information


A Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

B 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

Map

San Jose to Chicago flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJO) → Chicago (ORD).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2214

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