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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Miami, FL (MIA)

Flight distance from Chicago to Miami (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Miami International Airport) is 1197 miles / 1926 kilometers / 1040 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Miami (MIA) is 1396 miles / 2246 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 11 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Miami International Airport (MIA).

How far is Miami from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1197.062 miles
  • 1926.485 kilometers
  • 1040.218 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
  • 1199.273 miles
  • 1930.043 kilometers
  • 1042.140 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 Miami International Airport
City: Miami, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MIA
ICAO Code: KMIA
Coordinates: 25°47′35″N, 80°17′26″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Miami, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (356 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Miami (MIA).

Distance:
1197
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1197

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