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Distance between Memphis, TN (MEM) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Memphis to Chicago (Memphis International Airport – Midway International Airport) is 480 miles / 773 kilometers / 418 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Memphis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 480.496 miles
  • 773.284 kilometers
  • 417.540 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
  • 481.196 miles
  • 774.410 kilometers
  • 418.148 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 Memphis International Airport (MEM) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Memphis and Chicago.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 89 kg (197 pounds).

Airport information


A Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

B 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

Map

Memphis to Chicago flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Memphis (MEM) → Chicago (MDW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
480

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