Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Burlington, IA (BRL)

Flight distance from Chicago to Burlington (Chicago Midway International Airport – Southeast Iowa Regional Airport) is 189 miles / 304 kilometers / 164 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Burlington (BRL) is 236 miles / 380 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 14 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Southeast Iowa Regional Airport (BRL).

How far is Burlington from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 188.710 miles
• 303.700 kilometers
• 163.985 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
• 188.321 miles
• 303.073 kilometers
• 163.647 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
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

B Southeast Iowa Regional Airport
City: Burlington, IA
Country: United States
IATA Code: BRL
ICAO Code: KBRL
Coordinates: 40°46′59″N, 91°7′31″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Burlington.

CDT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 53 kg (116 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Burlington (BRL).

Distance:
189
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
189

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