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Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Fargo to Chicago (Hector International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 571 miles / 920 kilometers / 497 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to Chicago (MDW) is 651 miles / 1047 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from Fargo?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 571.467 miles
  • 919.687 kilometers
  • 496.592 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
  • 570.651 miles
  • 918.374 kilometers
  • 495.883 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 Hector International Airport
City: Fargo, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAR
ICAO Code: KFAR
Coordinates: 46°55′14″N, 96°48′56″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

There is no time difference between Fargo and Chicago.

Time Difference

Fargo, ND

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 109 kg (240 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
571
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
571

Round trip?