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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from Chicago to Fort Myers (Chicago Midway International Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 1105 miles / 1778 kilometers / 960 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 1302 miles / 2096 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 54 minutes.

Chicago – Fort Myers

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1105
Miles
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1778
Kilometers
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960
Nautical miles

How far is Fort Myers from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1105.098 miles
  • 1778.483 kilometers
  • 960.304 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
  • 1107.280 miles
  • 1781.995 kilometers
  • 962.200 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 Southwest Florida International Airport is 2 hours 35 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Chicago to Fort Myers generates about 157 kg of CO2 per passenger, 157 kilograms is equal to 346 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 Fort Myers

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

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 Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W

Airlines flying from Chicago (MDW) to Fort Myers (RSW)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines