The flight distance from Sydney, Australia to Chicago, Illinois is:

9,239 miles / 14 869 km

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Distance from Sydney, Australia to Chicago, IL

The total distance from Sydney, Australia to Chicago, IL is 9,239 miles.

This is equivalent to 14 869 kilometers or 8,029 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in Sydney, Australia.
It ends in Chicago, Illinois.

Your flight direction from Sydney, Australia to Chicago, IL is Northeast (62 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from Sydney, Australia to Chicago, IL. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

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Sydney, Australia

City: Sydney
State: New South Wales
Country: Australia
Category: cities

Chicago, Illinois

City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Category: cities

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