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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)

Distance from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale (Midway International Airport – Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport) is 1166 miles / 1877 kilometers / 1014 nautical miles.

How far is Fort Lauderdale from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1166.493 miles
  • 1877.288 kilometers
  • 1013.654 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
  • 1168.607 miles
  • 1880.690 kilometers
  • 1015.492 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 Midway International Airport (MDW) to Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is 2 hours 42 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago
Fort Lauderdale

Chicago, IL

 CST

Fort Lauderdale, FL

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 155 kg (341 pounds).

Airport information


A 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 Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FLL
ICAO Code: KFLL
Coordinates: 26°4′21″N, 80°9′9″W

Map

Chicago to Fort Lauderdale flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Fort Lauderdale (FLL).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
1166
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0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1166

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