The flight distance from Atlanta, Georgia to Chicago, Illinois is:

588 miles / 946 km

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Distance from Atlanta, GA to Chicago, IL

The total distance from Atlanta, GA to Chicago, IL is 588 miles.

This is equivalent to 946 kilometers or 511 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in Atlanta, Georgia.
It ends in Chicago, Illinois.

Your flight direction from Atlanta, GA to Chicago, IL is North (-17 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from Atlanta, GA to Chicago, IL. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

Atlanta, Georgia

City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Country: United States
Category: cities

Chicago, Illinois

City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Category: cities

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