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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Distance from Chicago to Birmingham (Chicago Midway International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 570 miles / 917 kilometers / 495 nautical miles.

How far is Birmingham from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 569.743 miles
  • 916.913 kilometers
  • 495.093 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
  • 570.770 miles
  • 918.565 kilometers
  • 495.985 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 (MDW) to Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Birmingham.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 109 kg (240 pounds).

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 Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Chicago to Birmingham flight path

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Birmingham (BHM).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
570

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