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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Melbourne, FL (MLB)

Flight distance from Chicago to Melbourne (Chicago Midway International Airport – Orlando Melbourne International Airport) is 1025 miles / 1649 kilometers / 891 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Melbourne (MLB) is 1219 miles / 1962 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 13 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Melbourne.

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

How far is Melbourne from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1024.941 miles
  • 1649.483 kilometers
  • 890.649 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
  • 1026.581 miles
  • 1652.121 kilometers
  • 892.074 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).

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 Orlando Melbourne International Airport
City: Melbourne, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MLB
ICAO Code: KMLB
Coordinates: 28°6′10″N, 80°38′43″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Melbourne is 1 hour. Melbourne is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Melbourne, FL

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 152 kg (336 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Melbourne (MLB).

Distance:
1025
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1025

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