Map of flight path and driving directions from Atlanta to Chicago.
Shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).
How far is Chicago from Atlanta?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Atlanta and Chicago. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 590.673 miles
- 950.596 kilometers
- 513.281 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
- 591.522 miles
- 951.962 kilometers
- 514.018 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).
|A||Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|B||Chicago Midway International Airport|
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Atlanta and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Atlanta.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (246 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Atlanta (ATL) → Chicago (MDW).