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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Miami, FL (MIA)

Flight distance from Chicago to Miami (Chicago Midway International Airport – Miami International Airport) is 1182 miles / 1902 kilometers / 1027 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Miami (MIA) is 1378 miles / 2217 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 22 minutes.

Chicago – Miami

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1182
Miles
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1902
Kilometers
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1027
Nautical miles

How far is Miami from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1181.736 miles
  • 1901.819 kilometers
  • 1026.900 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
  • 1183.944 miles
  • 1905.373 kilometers
  • 1028.819 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 Miami International Airport is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Chicago to Miami generates about 161 kg of CO2 per passenger, 161 kilograms is equal to 354 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 Miami

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Miami International Airport (MIA).

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 Miami International Airport
City: Miami, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MIA
ICAO Code: KMIA
Coordinates: 25°47′35″N, 80°17′26″W