Map of flight path and driving directions from Las Vegas to Chicago.
Shortest flight path between Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).
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).
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.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (366 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Las Vegas (LAS) → Chicago (MDW).