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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Madison, WI (MSN)

Flight distance from Chicago to Madison (Chicago Midway International Airport – Dane County Regional Airport) is 124 miles / 199 kilometers / 107 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Madison (MSN) is 155 miles / 250 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Dane County Regional Airport (MSN).

How far is Madison from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 123.669 miles
  • 199.027 kilometers
  • 107.466 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
  • 123.601 miles
  • 198.917 kilometers
  • 107.407 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 Dane County Regional Airport
City: Madison, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSN
ICAO Code: KMSN
Coordinates: 43°8′23″N, 89°20′15″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Madison.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Madison, WI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 43 kg (95 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Madison (MSN).

Distance:
124
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
124

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