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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Charleston to Chicago (Charleston International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 745 miles / 1199 kilometers / 647 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Chicago (MDW) is 882 miles / 1420 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 744.884 miles
  • 1198.774 kilometers
  • 647.286 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
  • 745.277 miles
  • 1199.407 kilometers
  • 647.628 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″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 Charleston and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Charleston.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

 EDT

Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 129 kg (285 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
745
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
745

Round trip?