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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from Chicago to New York (Chicago Midway International Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 732 miles / 1177 kilometers / 636 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to New York (JFK) is 807 miles / 1299 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 0 minutes.

Chicago – New York

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732
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1177
Kilometers
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636
Nautical miles

How far is New York from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 731.630 miles
  • 1177.444 kilometers
  • 635.769 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
  • 729.782 miles
  • 1174.471 kilometers
  • 634.163 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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and New York is 1 hour. New York is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to New York generates about 128 kg of CO2 per passenger, 128 kilograms is equal to 282 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 New York

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W