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ORD to SFO Route Map


Chicago to San Francisco Flights, Stats and Airplanes

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

Distance:
1,841.63 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from ORD to SFO

Airline Carrier Aircraft
Alaska Airlines, Inc. Boeing 737-800 pax
American Airlines Boeing 737-800 pax
Continental Airlines Boeing 737-800 pax
United Airlines Airbus A319
United Airlines Airbus A320-100/200
United Airlines Boeing 757-200 pax
United Airlines Boeing 767-300 pax
United Airlines Boeing 777 all pax models
US Airways Airbus A319
US Airways Airbus A320-100/200
US Airways Boeing 757-200 pax
US Airways Boeing 767-300 pax
US Airways Boeing 777 all pax models
Virgin America Airbus A320-100/200

Interesting Facts About Flights from Chicago to San Francisco (ORD to SFO)

  • The newest aircraft servicing ORD to SFO in 2009 was Continental Airlines' B737-8 from Boeing. The B737-8 started flying in 1998.
  • The shortest flight between ORD and SFO takes about 243 minutes.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from ORD to SFO for UNITED is the B737-5 built by Boeing with 110 seats.
  • Flight #345, operated by UNITED, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 11 minutes average delay between flights from Chicago to San Francisco.
  • UNITED, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Air Canada offer flights from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Chicago to San Francisco in 2009 was 86.5%.
  • There were 822,795 passengers that flew from Chicago to San Francisco in 2009.
  • UNITED, American Airlines operate the shortest flights from Chicago to San Francisco.
  • 929,999 seats were available on flights from ORD to SFO in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 822,795 passengers flew on all flights from ORD to SFO that year.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA in 2009 was Air Canada's A320-1/2 from Airbus Industrie which started flying in 1990.
  • The shortest flight distance between Chicago and San Francisco is 1846 miles.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Chicago and San Francisco from UNITED is the B747-4 built by Boeing with 358 seats.
  • In 2009, there were 4 airline companies operating between Chicago and San Francisco.
  • UNITED operated flights from ORD to SFO using 8 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • UNITED offers the shortest flight times from Chicago to San Francisco.
  • The average flight time from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA takes about 244 minutes.
  • UNITED carried a total of 583,007 passengers from ORD to SFO in 2009.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)

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