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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Burbank, CA (BUR)

Flight distance from Chicago to Burbank (Chicago Midway International Airport – Hollywood Burbank Airport) is 1740 miles / 2800 kilometers / 1512 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Burbank (BUR) is 2018 miles / 3247 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR).

How far is Burbank from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1739.931 miles
  • 2800.148 kilometers
  • 1511.959 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
  • 1736.443 miles
  • 2794.534 kilometers
  • 1508.928 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 Hollywood Burbank Airport
City: Burbank, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUR
ICAO Code: KBUR
Coordinates: 34°12′2″N, 118°21′32″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Burbank is 2 hours. Burbank is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Burbank, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 196 kg (431 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Burbank (BUR).

Distance:
1740
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1740

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