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Distance between Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Pittsburgh to Chicago (Pittsburgh International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 402 miles / 647 kilometers / 349 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Chicago (MDW) is 452 miles / 727 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 52 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A Pittsburgh International Airport
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIT
ICAO Code: KPIT
Coordinates: 40°29′29″N, 80°13′58″W

B Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Pittsburgh and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Pittsburgh.

Time Difference

Pittsburgh, PA

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 84 kg (185 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Pittsburgh (PIT) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
402
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
402

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