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SAN to ORD Route Map

San Diego to Chicago Flights, Stats and Airplanes

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

Destination:
Distance:
1,719.91 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from SAN to ORD

Airline Carrier

Alaska Airlines, Inc.
American Airlines
Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines
Etihad Airways
United Airlines
United Airlines
US Airways
US Airways

Aircraft

Boeing 737-800 pax
Boeing 737-800 pax
Airbus A320-100/200
Boeing 757-200 pax
Boeing 737-800 pax
Airbus A320-100/200
Boeing 757-200 pax
Airbus A320-100/200
Boeing 757-200 pax

SAN - San Diego Intl. Airlines

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ORD - O'Hare Intl. Airlines

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

  • The average flight time from San Diego, CA to Chicago, IL takes about 205 minutes.
  • UNITED, American Airlines operate the shortest flights from San Diego to Chicago.
  • UNITED operated flights from SAN to ORD using 3 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • The shortest flight between SAN and ORD takes about 204 minutes.
  • UNITED, American Airlines, Delta Airlines offer flights from San Diego, CA to Chicago, IL.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from San Diego, CA to Chicago, IL in 2009 was American Airlines' MD-80 from Mcdonnell Douglas which started flying in 1990.
  • There were 381,649 passengers that flew from San Diego to Chicago in 2009.
  • UNITED offers the shortest flight times from San Diego to Chicago.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between San Diego and Chicago from Delta Airlines is the B757-2 built by Boeing with 184 seats.
  • The newest aircraft servicing SAN to ORD in 2009 was American Airlines' B737-8 from Boeing. The B737-8 started flying in 1998.
  • In 2009, there were 3 airline companies operating between San Diego and Chicago.
  • 426,784 seats were available on flights from SAN to ORD in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 381,649 passengers flew on all flights from SAN to ORD that year.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from SAN to ORD for UNITED is the A319 built by Airbus Industrie with 120 seats.
  • UNITED carried a total of 202,589 passengers from SAN to ORD in 2009.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from San Diego to Chicago in 2009 was 88.2%.
  • Flight #500, operated by American Airlines, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 8 minutes average delay between flights from San Diego to Chicago.
  • The shortest flight distance between San Diego and Chicago is 1723 miles.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)