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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 / 2169 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 33 minutes.

Miami – Chicago

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1182
Miles
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1902
Kilometers
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1027
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Miami?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles 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).

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

Estimated flight time from Miami International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport is 2 hours 44 minutes.

What is the time difference between Miami and Chicago?

The time difference between Miami and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Miami.
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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, 161 kilograms is equal to 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

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 Flag of 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W