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Distance between Syracuse, NY (SYR) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Syracuse to Chicago (Syracuse Hancock International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 602 miles / 969 kilometers / 523 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Syracuse (SYR) to Chicago (MDW) is 678 miles / 1091 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from Syracuse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 601.802 miles
  • 968.506 kilometers
  • 522.952 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
  • 600.263 miles
  • 966.030 kilometers
  • 521.614 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 Syracuse Hancock International Airport
City: Syracuse, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SYR
ICAO Code: KSYR
Coordinates: 43°6′40″N, 76°6′22″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 Syracuse and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Syracuse.

Time Difference

Syracuse, NY

 EST

Chicago, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 113 kg (249 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Syracuse (SYR) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
602
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
602

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