# Distance between Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Grand Rapids to Chicago (Gerald R. Ford International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 137 miles / 220 kilometers / 119 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Chicago (MDW) is 180 miles / 290 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 22 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Grand Rapids to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

## How far is Chicago from Grand Rapids?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 136.914 miles
• 220.341 kilometers
• 118.975 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
• 136.706 miles
• 220.007 kilometers
• 118.794 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 Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City: Grand Rapids, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: GRR
ICAO Code: KGRR
Coordinates: 42°52′50″N, 85°31′22″W

B Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: 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 Grand Rapids and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Grand Rapids.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 45 kg (100 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Grand Rapids (GRR) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
137
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
137

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