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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)

Flight distance from Chicago to Pittsburgh (Chicago Midway International Airport – Pittsburgh International Airport) is 402 miles / 647 kilometers / 349 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Pittsburgh (PIT) is 450 miles / 725 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 24 minutes.

Chicago – Pittsburgh

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402
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647
Kilometers
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349
Nautical miles

How far is Pittsburgh from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 402.184 miles
  • 647.253 kilometers
  • 349.489 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
  • 401.228 miles
  • 645.714 kilometers
  • 348.658 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 Pittsburgh International Airport is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Chicago to Pittsburgh generates about 84 kg of CO2 per passenger, 84 kilograms is equal to 186 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 Pittsburgh

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT).

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 Pittsburgh International Airport
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIT
ICAO Code: KPIT
Coordinates: 40°29′29″N, 80°13′58″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines