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Distance between Indianapolis, IN (IND) and Madison, WI (MSN)

Flight distance from Indianapolis to Madison (Indianapolis International Airport – Dane County Regional Airport) is 284 miles / 457 kilometers / 247 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Indianapolis (IND) to Madison (MSN) is 336 miles / 541 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Indianapolis to Madison.

Shortest flight path between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Dane County Regional Airport (MSN).

How far is Madison from Indianapolis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Indianapolis and Madison. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 284.153 miles
  • 457.300 kilometers
  • 246.922 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
  • 284.162 miles
  • 457.314 kilometers
  • 246.930 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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″W

B Dane County Regional Airport
City: Madison, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSN
ICAO Code: KMSN
Coordinates: 43°8′23″N, 89°20′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Indianapolis and Madison is 1 hour. Madison is 1 hour behind Indianapolis.

Time Difference

Indianapolis, IN

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Madison, WI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Indianapolis (IND) → Madison (MSN).

Distance:
284
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
284

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