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Distance between Wichita, KS (ICT) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Wichita to Chicago (Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 589 miles / 948 kilometers / 512 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Wichita (ICT) to Chicago (MDW) is 703 miles / 1131 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 0 minutes.

Wichita – Chicago

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589
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948
Kilometers
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512
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Wichita?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 588.923 miles
  • 947.780 kilometers
  • 511.760 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
  • 588.012 miles
  • 946.313 kilometers
  • 510.968 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 Wichita to Chicago is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Wichita and Chicago.

Wichita time to Chicago time converter

Time in Wichita: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Chicago: 00:00

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Wichita to Chicago generates about 111 kg of CO2 per passenger, 111 kilograms is equal to 245 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Wichita to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

Airport information

Origin Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport
City: Wichita, KS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ICT
ICAO Code: KICT
Coordinates: 37°39′0″N, 97°25′59″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

Airlines flying from Wichita (ICT) to Chicago (MDW)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines