Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Memphis.
Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Memphis International Airport (MEM).
How far is Memphis from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Memphis. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 491.387 miles
- 790.811 kilometers
- 427.004 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
- 492.117 miles
- 791.986 kilometers
- 427.638 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Chicago and Memphis.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 98 kg (216 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (ORD) → Memphis (MEM).