Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale.
Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL).
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).
|A||Chicago Midway International Airport|
|B||Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport|
|City:||Fort Lauderdale, FL|
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.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (353 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Fort Lauderdale (FLL).