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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Memphis, TN (MEM)

Distance from Chicago to Memphis (Chicago Midway International Airport – Memphis International Airport) is 480 miles / 773 kilometers / 418 nautical miles.

How far is Memphis from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 480.496 miles
  • 773.284 kilometers
  • 417.540 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
  • 481.196 miles
  • 774.410 kilometers
  • 418.148 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 (MDW) to Memphis International Airport (MEM) is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Memphis.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (212 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

B Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

Chicago to Memphis flight path

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Memphis International Airport (MEM).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Memphis (MEM).

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Air miles:
480
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
480

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