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).
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).