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Distance between Anchorage, AK (ANC) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Anchorage to Chicago (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 2861 miles / 4605 kilometers / 2486 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Anchorage (ANC) to Chicago (MDW) is 3619 miles / 5825 kilometers and travel time by car is about 70 hours 5 minutes.

Anchorage – Chicago

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2861
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4605
Kilometers
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2486
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Anchorage?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2861.172 miles
  • 4604.611 kilometers
  • 2486.291 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 2853.880 miles
  • 4592.874 kilometers
  • 2479.954 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport is 5 hours 55 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Anchorage and Chicago is 3 hours. Chicago is 3 hours ahead of Anchorage.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Anchorage to Chicago generates about 318 kg of CO2 per passenger, 318 kilograms is equal to 700 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Anchorage to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

Airport information

Origin Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W
Destination Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W