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Distance between Las Vegas, NV (LAS) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Las Vegas to Chicago (McCarran International Airport – Midway International Airport) is 1521 miles / 2447 kilometers / 1321 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Las Vegas?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1520.611 miles
  • 2447.186 kilometers
  • 1321.375 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
  • 1517.320 miles
  • 2441.890 kilometers
  • 1318.515 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 McCarran International Airport (LAS) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 3 hours 22 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Las Vegas and Chicago is 2 hours. Chicago is 2 hours ahead of Las Vegas.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 185 kg (408 pounds).

Airport information


A McCarran International Airport
City: Las Vegas, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAS
ICAO Code: KLAS
Coordinates: 36°4′48″N, 115°9′7″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

Las Vegas to Chicago flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Las Vegas (LAS) → Chicago (MDW).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1521

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