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Distance between Bangor, ME (BGR) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Bangor to Chicago (Bangor International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 974 miles / 1568 kilometers / 847 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Bangor (BGR) to Chicago (MDW) is 1219 miles / 1961 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Bangor International Airport (BGR) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from Bangor?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 974.345 miles
  • 1568.056 kilometers
  • 846.683 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
  • 971.883 miles
  • 1564.094 kilometers
  • 844.543 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 Bangor International Airport
City: Bangor, ME
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BGR
ICAO Code: KBGR
Coordinates: 44°48′26″N, 68°49′41″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

The time difference between Bangor and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Bangor.

Time Difference

Bangor, ME

 EST

Chicago, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (329 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Bangor (BGR) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
974
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
974

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