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Distance between São Paulo (GRU) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from São Paulo to Chicago (São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport – Midway International Airport) is 5207 miles / 8380 kilometers / 4525 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from São Paulo?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5206.780 miles
  • 8379.501 kilometers
  • 4524.568 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
  • 5221.763 miles
  • 8403.613 kilometers
  • 4537.588 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 São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 10 hours 21 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between São Paulo and Chicago is 2 hours. Chicago is 2 hours behind São Paulo.

Time Difference

São Paulo
Chicago

São Paulo

 -03

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 619 kg (1 364 pounds).

Airport information


A São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport
City: São Paulo
Country: Brazil Flag of Brazil
IATA Code: GRU
ICAO Code: SBGR
Coordinates: 23°26′8″S, 46°28′23″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

São Paulo to Chicago flight path

Shortest flight path between São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) and Midway International Airport (MDW).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

São Paulo (GRU) → Chicago (MDW).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5207

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