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

Flight distance from Chicago to New York (Chicago Midway International Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 725 miles / 1167 kilometers / 630 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to New York (LGA) is 800 miles / 1287 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 53 minutes.

Chicago – New York

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725
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1167
Kilometers
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630
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)
  • 725.075 miles
  • 1166.895 kilometers
  • 630.073 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
  • 723.234 miles
  • 1163.933 kilometers
  • 628.473 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 LaGuardia Airport is 1 hour 52 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 127 kg of CO2 per passenger, 127 kilograms is equal to 281 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 LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

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 LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to New York (LGA)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines