# Distance between Cedar Rapids, IA (CID) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Cedar Rapids to Chicago (The Eastern Iowa Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 204 miles / 329 kilometers / 178 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Chicago (MDW) is 239 miles / 385 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 19 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cedar Rapids to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

## How far is Chicago from Cedar Rapids?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 204.402 miles
• 328.954 kilometers
• 177.621 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
• 203.871 miles
• 328.098 kilometers
• 177.159 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 The Eastern Iowa Airport
City: Cedar Rapids, IA
Country: United States
IATA Code: CID
ICAO Code: KCID
Coordinates: 41°53′4″N, 91°42′38″W

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

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cedar Rapids and Chicago.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 55 kg (121 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cedar Rapids (CID) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
204
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
204

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