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Chicago to San Diego Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from O'Hare Intl. to San Diego Intl..

Destination:
Distance:
1,719.91 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from ORD to SAN

Airline Carrier Aircraft
Alaska Airlines, Inc. Boeing 737-800 pax
American Airlines Boeing 737-800 pax
Continental Airlines Airbus A319
Continental Airlines Airbus A320-100/200
Continental Airlines Boeing 757-200 pax
United Airlines Airbus A319
United Airlines Airbus A320-100/200
United Airlines Boeing 757-200 pax
US Airways Airbus A319
US Airways Airbus A320-100/200
US Airways Boeing 757-200 pax

Interesting Facts About Flights from Chicago to San Diego (ORD to SAN)

  • UNITED, American Airlines operate the shortest flights from Chicago to San Diego.
  • The average flight time from Chicago, IL to San Diego, CA takes about 230 minutes.
  • In 2009, there were 3 airline companies operating between Chicago and San Diego.
  • The shortest flight distance between Chicago and San Diego is 1723 miles.
  • UNITED operated flights from ORD to SAN using 3 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • American Airlines offers the shortest flight times from Chicago to San Diego.
  • UNITED, American Airlines, Delta Airlines offer flights from Chicago, IL to San Diego, CA.
  • The newest aircraft servicing ORD to SAN in 2009 was American Airlines' B737-8 from Boeing. The B737-8 started flying in 1998.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from ORD to SAN for UNITED is the A319 built by Airbus Industrie with 120 seats.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Chicago to San Diego in 2009 was 85.8%.
  • UNITED carried a total of 232,180 passengers from ORD to SAN in 2009.
  • There were 413,632 passengers that flew from Chicago to San Diego in 2009.
  • 467,900 seats were available on flights from ORD to SAN in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 413,632 passengers flew on all flights from ORD to SAN that year.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Chicago and San Diego from Delta Airlines is the B757-2 built by Boeing with 184 seats.
  • Flight #719, operated by UNITED, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 16 minutes average delay between flights from Chicago to San Diego.
  • The shortest flight between ORD and SAN takes about 229 minutes.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Chicago, IL to San Diego, CA in 2009 was American Airlines' MD-80 from Mcdonnell Douglas which started flying in 1990.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)

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