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Distance between Orlando, FL (MCO) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Orlando to Chicago (Orlando International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 990 miles / 1593 kilometers / 860 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Orlando (MCO) to Chicago (MDW) is 1133 miles / 1823 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 28 minutes.

Orlando – Chicago

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990
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1593
Kilometers
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860
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Orlando?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 989.700 miles
  • 1592.768 kilometers
  • 860.026 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
  • 991.342 miles
  • 1595.411 kilometers
  • 861.453 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).

How long does it take to fly from Orlando to Chicago?

Estimated flight time from Orlando International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport is 2 hours 22 minutes.

What is the time difference between Orlando and Chicago?

The time difference between Orlando and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Orlando.
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Flight carbon footprint between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

On average flying from Orlando to Chicago generates about 150 kg of CO2 per passenger, 150 kilograms is equal to 331 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Orlando to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

Airport information

Origin Orlando International Airport
City: Orlando, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCO
ICAO Code: KMCO
Coordinates: 28°25′45″N, 81°18′32″W
Destination Chicago 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

Airlines flying from Orlando (MCO) to Chicago (MDW)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines