Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Brainerd.
Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD).
How far is Brainerd from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Brainerd. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 449.576 miles
- 723.523 kilometers
- 390.671 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
- 449.128 miles
- 722.802 kilometers
- 390.282 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Chicago and Brainerd.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (201 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Brainerd (BRD).