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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from New Orleans to Chicago (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Midway International Airport) is 825 miles / 1328 kilometers / 717 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 825.008 miles
  • 1327.722 kilometers
  • 716.912 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
  • 826.665 miles
  • 1330.389 kilometers
  • 718.352 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 2 hours 3 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New Orleans and Chicago.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 137 kg (302 pounds).

Airport information


A Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″W

B 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

Map

New Orleans to Chicago flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Chicago (MDW).

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Air miles:
825
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
825

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