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Distance between Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Salt Lake City to Chicago (Salt Lake City International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 1250 miles / 2011 kilometers / 1086 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Chicago (ORD) is 1401 miles / 2254 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 20 minutes.

Salt Lake City – Chicago

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1250
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2011
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1086
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How far is Chicago from Salt Lake City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1249.772 miles
  • 2011.313 kilometers
  • 1086.022 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
  • 1246.569 miles
  • 2006.158 kilometers
  • 1083.238 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 Salt Lake City to Chicago is 2 hours 51 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Salt Lake City and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour ahead of Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake City time to Chicago time converter

Time in Salt Lake City: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Chicago: 00:00

Current local times

Salt Lake City, UT

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Salt Lake City to Chicago generates about 164 kg of CO2 per passenger, 164 kilograms is equal to 361 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Salt Lake City to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″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 Salt Lake City (SLC) to Chicago (ORD)

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