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

Flight distance from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale (Chicago Midway International Airport – Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport) is 1166 miles / 1877 kilometers / 1014 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) is 1360 miles / 2189 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 0 minutes.

Chicago – Fort Lauderdale

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1166
Miles
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1877
Kilometers
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1014
Nautical miles

How far is Fort Lauderdale from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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 Chicago Midway International Airport to Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport is 2 hours 42 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale generates about 160 kg of CO2 per passenger, 160 kilograms is equal to 353 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL)

Southwest Airlines