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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 1300 miles / 2092 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 28 minutes.

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).

How far is Fort Myers from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Fort Myers. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Fort Myers, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 157 kg (346 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Fort Myers (RSW).

Distance:
1105
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1105

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