# Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Jackson, TN (MKL)

Flight distance from Chicago to Jackson (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport) is 443 miles / 714 kilometers / 385 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Jackson (MKL) is 505 miles / 812 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport (MKL).

## How far is Jackson from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 443.360 miles
• 713.519 kilometers
• 385.270 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
• 444.065 miles
• 714.654 kilometers
• 385.882 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
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

B McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport
City: Jackson, TN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MKL
ICAO Code: KMKL
Coordinates: 35°35′59″N, 88°54′56″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Jackson.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (199 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Jackson (MKL).

Distance:
443
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
443

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