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Distance between Dallas, TX (DFW) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Dallas to Chicago (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 797 miles / 1283 kilometers / 693 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DFW) to Chicago (MDW) is 923 miles / 1486 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 32 minutes.

Dallas – Chicago

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797
Miles
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1283
Kilometers
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693
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Dallas?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 797.210 miles
  • 1282.985 kilometers
  • 692.757 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
  • 797.341 miles
  • 1283.197 kilometers
  • 692.871 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Dallas to Chicago is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Dallas and Chicago.

Dallas time to Chicago time converter

Time in Dallas: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Chicago: 00:00

Current local times

Dallas, TX

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Dallas to Chicago generates about 135 kg of CO2 per passenger, 135 kilograms is equal to 297 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Dallas to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

Airport information

Origin Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DFW
ICAO Code: KDFW
Coordinates: 32°53′48″N, 97°2′16″W
Destination 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