# How far is Chicago, IL, from Salt Lake City, UT?

The distance between Salt Lake City (Salt Lake City International Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 1250 miles / 2011 kilometers / 1086 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Chicago (ORD) is 1401 miles / 2254 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 24 hours 19 minutes.

1250
Miles
2011
Kilometers
1086
Nautical miles
2 h 51 min
164 kg

## Distance from Salt Lake City to Chicago

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Salt Lake City to Chicago. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Salt Lake City to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from Salt Lake City International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 2 hours and 51 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from Salt Lake City to Chicago generates about 164 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 164 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the 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
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
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W