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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Flight distance from Chicago to Atlanta (Chicago Midway International Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 591 miles / 951 kilometers / 513 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Atlanta (ATL) is 724 miles / 1165 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 32 minutes.

Chicago – Atlanta

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591
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951
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513
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How far is Atlanta from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 590.673 miles
  • 950.596 kilometers
  • 513.281 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
  • 591.522 miles
  • 951.962 kilometers
  • 514.018 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 Chicago Midway International Airport to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and Atlanta is 1 hour. Atlanta is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Atlanta generates about 111 kg of CO2 per passenger, 111 kilograms is equal to 246 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Atlanta

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to Atlanta (ATL)

Air France
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