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Distance between Miami, FL (MIA) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Miami to Chicago (Miami International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 1182 miles / 1902 kilometers / 1027 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Miami (MIA) to Chicago (MDW) is 1348 miles / 2170 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 52 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from Miami?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1181.736 miles
  • 1901.819 kilometers
  • 1026.900 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
  • 1183.944 miles
  • 1905.373 kilometers
  • 1028.819 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 Miami International Airport
City: Miami, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MIA
ICAO Code: KMIA
Coordinates: 25°47′35″N, 80°17′26″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Miami and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Miami.

Time Difference

Miami, FL

 EST

Chicago, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Miami (MIA) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
1182
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1182

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