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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Medford, OR (MFR)

Flight distance from Chicago to Medford (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Rogue Valley International–Medford Airport) is 1783 miles / 2869 kilometers / 1549 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Medford (MFR) is 2214 miles / 3563 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 44 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Rogue Valley International–Medford Airport (MFR).

How far is Medford from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1782.623 miles
  • 2868.853 kilometers
  • 1549.057 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
  • 1777.944 miles
  • 2861.324 kilometers
  • 1544.991 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 Rogue Valley International–Medford Airport
City: Medford, OR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MFR
ICAO Code: KMFR
Coordinates: 42°22′27″N, 122°52′22″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Medford is 2 hours. Medford is 2 hours behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Medford, OR

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 199 kg (438 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Medford (MFR).

Distance:
1783
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1783

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