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Distance between Buffalo, NY (BUF) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Midway International Airport is 468 miles / 754 kilometers / 407 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 468.305 miles
  • 753.663 kilometers
  • 406.946 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
  • 467.120 miles
  • 751.756 kilometers
  • 405.916 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 1 hour 23 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

B 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

Map

Flight map from Buffalo to Chicago.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buffalo (BUF) → Chicago (MDW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
468

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