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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Asheville, NC (AVL)

Flight distance from Chicago to Asheville (Chicago Midway International Airport – Asheville Regional Airport) is 521 miles / 838 kilometers / 452 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Asheville (AVL) is 638 miles / 1026 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Asheville Regional Airport (AVL).

How far is Asheville from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 520.675 miles
  • 837.946 kilometers
  • 452.455 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
  • 520.928 miles
  • 838.352 kilometers
  • 452.674 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 Asheville Regional Airport
City: Asheville, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AVL
ICAO Code: KAVL
Coordinates: 35°26′10″N, 82°32′30″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Asheville, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (224 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Asheville (AVL).

Distance:
521
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
521

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