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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Nantucket, MA (ACK)

Flight distance from Chicago to Nantucket (Chicago Midway International Airport – Nantucket Memorial Airport) is 917 miles / 1475 kilometers / 797 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Nantucket (ACK) is 1069 miles / 1720 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Nantucket.

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK).

How far is Nantucket from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 916.750 miles
  • 1475.366 kilometers
  • 796.634 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
  • 914.383 miles
  • 1471.557 kilometers
  • 794.577 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 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

B Nantucket Memorial Airport
City: Nantucket, MA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ACK
ICAO Code: KACK
Coordinates: 41°15′11″N, 70°3′36″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Nantucket is 1 hour. Nantucket is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Nantucket, MA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (319 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Nantucket (ACK).

Distance:
917
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
917

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