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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 Flag of 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 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

There is no time difference between Cedar Rapids and Chicago.

Time Difference

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Chicago, IL

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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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