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

The distance between Miami (Miami International Airport) and Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 1197 miles / 1926 kilometers / 1040 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Miami (MIA) to Chicago (ORD) is 1397 miles / 2248 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 58 minutes.

Miami International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport

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1197
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1926
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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)
  • 1197.062 miles
  • 1926.485 kilometers
  • 1040.218 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
  • 1199.273 miles
  • 1930.043 kilometers
  • 1042.140 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 O'Hare International Airport is 2 hours and 45 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.

Flight carbon footprint between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average, flying from Miami to Chicago generates about 161 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 161 kilograms equals 356 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 O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

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 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

Airlines flying from Miami (MIA) to Chicago (ORD)

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