# 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
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
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.

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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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