Distance from Chicago to San Francisco
Distance is 2992 kilometers or 1859 miles or 1615 nautical miles
The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.
Map – Shortest path between Chicago and San Francisco
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The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.
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|Chicago (USA - Illinois)||Friday, May 6, 2016 at 1:21:47 AM|
|San Francisco (USA - California)||Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 11:21:47 PM|
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