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Distance between Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago (Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport – Midway International Airport) is 1166 miles / 1877 kilometers / 1014 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Fort Lauderdale?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1166.493 miles
  • 1877.288 kilometers
  • 1013.654 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
  • 1168.607 miles
  • 1880.690 kilometers
  • 1015.492 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 Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 2 hours 42 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Fort Lauderdale.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (353 pounds).

Airport information


A Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FLL
ICAO Code: KFLL
Coordinates: 26°4′21″N, 80°9′9″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

Fort Lauderdale to Chicago flight path

Shortest flight path between Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Midway International Airport (MDW).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fort Lauderdale (FLL) → Chicago (MDW).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
1166
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1166

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