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

Distance from Memphis to Chicago (Memphis International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 491 miles / 791 kilometers / 427 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)
  • 491.387 miles
  • 790.811 kilometers
  • 427.004 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
  • 492.117 miles
  • 791.986 kilometers
  • 427.638 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 Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is 1 hour 25 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 98 kg (216 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 Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

Memphis to Chicago flight path

Shortest flight path between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Memphis (MEM) → Chicago (ORD).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
491

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