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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Chicago to Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 15 miles / 25 kilometers / 13 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Chicago (MDW) is 22 miles / 36 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 15.443 miles
  • 24.852 kilometers
  • 13.419 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
  • 15.445 miles
  • 24.856 kilometers
  • 13.421 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 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Chicago.

Time Difference

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Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
15
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
15

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