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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Springfield, MO (SGF)

Flight distance from Chicago to Springfield (Chicago Midway International Airport – Springfield–Branson National Airport) is 434 miles / 699 kilometers / 377 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Springfield (SGF) is 510 miles / 821 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Springfield–Branson National Airport (SGF).

How far is Springfield from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 434.324 miles
  • 698.976 kilometers
  • 377.417 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
  • 434.155 miles
  • 698.704 kilometers
  • 377.270 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 Springfield–Branson National Airport
City: Springfield, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SGF
ICAO Code: KSGF
Coordinates: 37°14′44″N, 93°23′18″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Springfield.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Springfield, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 89 kg (196 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Springfield (SGF).

Distance:
434
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
434

Round trip?