Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Chicago.
Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).
How far is Chicago from New York?
There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and Chicago. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 725.075 miles
- 1166.895 kilometers
- 630.073 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
- 723.234 miles
- 1163.933 kilometers
- 628.473 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 New York and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind New York.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 127 kg (281 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
New York (LGA) → Chicago (MDW).