# 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
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
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.

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## 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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