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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Houston to Chicago (William P. Hobby Airport – Midway International Airport) is 937 miles / 1508 kilometers / 814 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 936.958 miles
  • 1507.888 kilometers
  • 814.194 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
  • 938.150 miles
  • 1509.807 kilometers
  • 815.230 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 William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 2 hours 16 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Chicago.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (297 pounds).

Airport information


A William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

B 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

Map

Houston to Chicago flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Chicago (MDW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
937

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