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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Miami and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Miami.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (354 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Miami (MIA) → Chicago (MDW).