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DCA to ORD Route Map

Washington, DC to Chicago Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National to O'Hare Intl..

Destination:
Distance:
610.54 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from DCA to ORD

Airline Carrier

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

Aircraft

Boeing 737-800 pax
Boeing 737-800 pax
McDonnell Douglas MD80
Airbus A319
Airbus A320-100/200
Boeing 757-200 pax
Embraer 170
Airbus A319
Airbus A320-100/200
Boeing 757-200 pax
Airbus A320-100/200
Embraer 170

DCA - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airlines

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ORD - O'Hare Intl. Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Washington, DC to Chicago (DCA to ORD)

  • UNITED, American Airlines, American Eagle offer flights from Washington, DC to Chicago, IL.
  • 989,426 seats were available on flights from DCA to ORD in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 730,559 passengers flew on all flights from DCA to ORD that year.
  • UNITED carried a total of 458,279 passengers from DCA to ORD in 2009.
  • Flight #889, operated by American Airlines, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 14 minutes average delay between flights from Washington to Chicago.
  • The shortest flight distance between Washington and Chicago is 612 miles.
  • There were 730,559 passengers that flew from Washington to Chicago in 2009.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Washington, DC to Chicago, IL in 2009 was American Airlines' MD-80 from Mcdonnell Douglas which started flying in 1990.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from DCA to ORD for American Eagle is the EMB-145 built by Embraer with 50 seats.
  • UNITED operated flights from DCA to ORD using 5 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • UNITED offers the shortest flight times from Washington to Chicago.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Washington to Chicago in 2009 was 73.88%.
  • The shortest flight between DCA and ORD takes about 93 minutes.
  • The average flight time from Washington, DC to Chicago, IL takes about 93 minutes.
  • In 2009, there were 3 airline companies operating between Washington and Chicago.
  • The newest aircraft servicing DCA to ORD in 2009 was American Airlines' B737-8 from Boeing. The B737-8 started flying in 1998.
  • UNITED, American Airlines, American Eagle operate the shortest flights from Washington to Chicago.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Washington and Chicago from American Airlines is the B757-2 built by Boeing with 188 seats.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)