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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Madison, WI (MSN)

Flight distance from Chicago to Madison (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Dane County Regional Airport) is 108 miles / 175 kilometers / 94 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Madison (MSN) is 137 miles / 221 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Dane County Regional Airport (MSN).

How far is Madison from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 108.486 miles
  • 174.592 kilometers
  • 94.272 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
  • 108.415 miles
  • 174.477 kilometers
  • 94.210 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 Dane County Regional Airport
City: Madison, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSN
ICAO Code: KMSN
Coordinates: 43°8′23″N, 89°20′15″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Madison.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Madison, WI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 40 kg (88 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Madison (MSN).

Distance:
108
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
108

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