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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Jackson, MS (JAN)

Flight distance from Chicago to Jackson (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport) is 677 miles / 1090 kilometers / 589 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Jackson (JAN) is 761 miles / 1224 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Jackson.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN).

How far is Jackson from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 677.287 miles
  • 1089.988 kilometers
  • 588.546 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
  • 678.503 miles
  • 1091.945 kilometers
  • 589.603 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).

Airport information


A 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

B Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Jackson.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Jackson, MS

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 122 kg (269 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Jackson (JAN).

Distance:
677
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
677

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