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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Harrisburg, PA (MDT)

Flight distance from Chicago to Harrisburg (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Harrisburg International Airport) is 594 miles / 956 kilometers / 516 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Harrisburg (MDT) is 682 miles / 1098 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Harrisburg International Airport (MDT).

How far is Harrisburg from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 594.141 miles
  • 956.178 kilometers
  • 516.295 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
  • 592.717 miles
  • 953.885 kilometers
  • 515.057 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 Harrisburg International Airport
City: Harrisburg, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDT
ICAO Code: KMDT
Coordinates: 40°11′36″N, 76°45′48″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Harrisburg is 1 hour. Harrisburg is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Harrisburg, PA

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 112 kg (247 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Harrisburg (MDT).

Distance:
594
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
594

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