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Distance between El Paso, TX (ELP) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from El Paso to Chicago (El Paso International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 1237 miles / 1990 kilometers / 1075 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from El Paso (ELP) to Chicago (MDW) is 1454 miles / 2340 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 20 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from El Paso to Chicago.

Shortest flight path between El Paso International Airport (ELP) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from El Paso?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1236.827 miles
  • 1990.480 kilometers
  • 1074.773 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
  • 1235.613 miles
  • 1988.527 kilometers
  • 1073.719 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 El Paso International Airport
City: El Paso, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ELP
ICAO Code: KELP
Coordinates: 31°48′25″N, 106°22′40″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

The time difference between El Paso and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour ahead of El Paso.

Time Difference

El Paso, TX

 MDT

Chicago, IL

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

El Paso (ELP) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
1237
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1237

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