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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Orlando, FL (MCO)

Flight distance from Chicago to Orlando (Chicago Midway International Airport – Orlando International Airport) is 990 miles / 1593 kilometers / 860 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Orlando (MCO) is 1161 miles / 1869 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 26 minutes.

Chicago – Orlando

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990
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1593
Kilometers
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860
Nautical miles

How far is Orlando from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 989.700 miles
  • 1592.768 kilometers
  • 860.026 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
  • 991.342 miles
  • 1595.411 kilometers
  • 861.453 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 Orlando International Airport is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Chicago to Orlando generates about 150 kg of CO2 per passenger, 150 kilograms is equal to 331 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 Orlando

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Orlando International Airport (MCO).

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 Orlando International Airport
City: Orlando, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCO
ICAO Code: KMCO
Coordinates: 28°25′45″N, 81°18′32″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to Orlando (MCO)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines