Air Miles Calculator logo

Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Fort Smith, AR (FSM)

Flight distance from Chicago to Fort Smith (Chicago Midway International Airport – Fort Smith Regional Airport) is 571 miles / 919 kilometers / 496 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Fort Smith (FSM) is 705 miles / 1134 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 8 minutes.

Chicago – Fort Smith

Distance arrow
571
Miles
Distance arrow
919
Kilometers
Distance arrow
496
Nautical miles

How far is Fort Smith from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 570.785 miles
  • 918.590 kilometers
  • 495.999 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
  • 570.831 miles
  • 918.664 kilometers
  • 496.039 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 to Fort Smith is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Fort Smith.

Chicago time to Fort Smith time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Fort Smith: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Fort Smith, AR

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Fort Smith generates about 109 kg of CO2 per passenger, 109 kilograms is equal to 240 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 Smith

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Fort Smith Regional Airport (FSM).

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 Smith Regional Airport
City: Fort Smith, AR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FSM
ICAO Code: KFSM
Coordinates: 35°20′11″N, 94°22′2″W