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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Seattle to Chicago (Seattle Boeing Field – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 1733 miles / 2789 kilometers / 1506 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1732.955 miles
  • 2788.921 kilometers
  • 1505.897 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
  • 1728.468 miles
  • 2781.700 kilometers
  • 1501.998 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 Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) to Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) is 3 hours 46 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Chicago is 2 hours. Chicago is 2 hours ahead of Seattle.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 190 kg (420 pounds).

Airport information


A Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″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

Seattle to Chicago flight path

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Chicago (MDW).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
1733
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1733

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