# How far is Chicago, IL, from Miami, FL?

The distance between Miami (Miami International Airport) and Chicago (Chicago Midway International Airport) is 1182 miles / 1902 kilometers / 1027 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Miami (MIA) to Chicago (MDW) is 1348 miles / 2169 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 25 hours 33 minutes.

1182
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1902
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1027
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2 h 44 min
161 kg

## Distance from Miami to Chicago

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Miami to Chicago. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Miami to Chicago?

The estimated flight time from Miami International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport is 2 hours and 44 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

On average, flying from Miami to Chicago generates about 161 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 161 kilograms equals 354 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

## Airport information

Origin Miami International Airport
City: Miami, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: MIA
ICAO Code: KMIA
Coordinates: 25°47′35″N, 80°17′26″W
Destination Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W