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Distance between Austin, TX (AUS) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Austin to Chicago (Austin–Bergstrom International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 972 miles / 1564 kilometers / 845 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Austin (AUS) to Chicago (MDW) is 1158 miles / 1863 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 50 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Austin to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from Austin?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 971.869 miles
  • 1564.071 kilometers
  • 844.531 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
  • 972.549 miles
  • 1565.166 kilometers
  • 845.122 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).

Airport information


A Austin–Bergstrom International Airport
City: Austin, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AUS
ICAO Code: KAUS
Coordinates: 30°11′40″N, 97°40′11″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Austin and Chicago.

Time Difference

Austin, TX

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Austin (AUS) → Chicago (MDW).

Air miles:
972
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
972

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