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Distance between Denver, CO (DEN) and Champaign, IL (CMI)

Flight distance from Denver to Champaign (Denver International Airport – University of Illinois Willard Airport) is 869 miles / 1399 kilometers / 756 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Denver (DEN) to Champaign (CMI) is 994 miles / 1600 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 49 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Denver to Champaign.

Shortest flight path between Denver International Airport (DEN) and University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI).

How far is Champaign from Denver?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Denver and Champaign. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 869.418 miles
  • 1399.192 kilometers
  • 755.504 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
  • 867.248 miles
  • 1395.700 kilometers
  • 753.618 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 Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W

B University of Illinois Willard Airport
City: Champaign, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMI
ICAO Code: KCMI
Coordinates: 40°2′21″N, 88°16′41″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Denver and Champaign is 1 hour. Champaign is 1 hour ahead of Denver.

Time Difference

Denver, CO

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Champaign, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 141 kg (311 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Denver (DEN) → Champaign (CMI).

Distance:
869
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
869

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