Map of flight path and driving directions from Pittsburgh to Chicago.
Shortest flight path between Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).
How far is Chicago from Pittsburgh?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Pittsburgh and Chicago. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 402.184 miles
- 647.253 kilometers
- 349.489 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
- 401.228 miles
- 645.714 kilometers
- 348.658 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
The time difference between Pittsburgh and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Pittsburgh.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 84 kg (185 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Pittsburgh (PIT) → Chicago (MDW).